Category Statement
15 Nov

Assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia: International organisations cautiously welcome improved terms of the public inquiry

15 November 2019 We, the undersigned organisations, cautiously welcome today’s announcement by the Maltese Government that they will update terms of reference and the composition of the Board of Inquiry […]

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11 Nov

Statement on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

02.11.2019 On International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, twelve partner organisations of the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists call on […]

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11 Nov

Poland: Ruling Law and Justice party and public broadcaster TVP must drop SLAPP defamation lawsuits against Law Professor Sadurski

28.11.2019 ARTICLE 19 and the undersigned organisations call for the governing party in Poland, the Law and Justice party (PiS), and public broadcaster TVP to immediately drop their criminal and […]

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3 Nov

Joint call for Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and other journalists to be released

03.11.2019 Free speech and human rights organisations call for Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and other journalists to be released. Ahead of the second hearing in the retrial of […]

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18 Oct

Turkey: Altan & others still in jail as retrial commences on new bogus terrorism charges

18.10.2019 On 8 October, the retrial of journalists, writers and media workers Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak, Yakup Şimşek, Fevzi Yazıcı and Şükrü Tuğrul Özşengül on terrorism charges began […]

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16 Oct

International organisations demand an end to impunity two years after the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta

16.10.2019 Two years after the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta, on 16 October 2019, we, the undersigned international free expression, anti-corruption, and journalists’ organisations, once again demand […]

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10 Oct

Joint statement Gezi trial: Osman Kavala must be released!

10.10.2019 On Tuesday, 8. October, the third hearing of the Gezi Park trial has been held at İstanbul 30th Heavy Penal Court in Silivri. The court ruled that leading civil […]

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19 Sep

Human Rights Council: Hold Malta to establish a public inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination

19.09.2019 On behalf of 10 organisations, including the ECPMF, ARTICLE 19 responds to the Secretary General’s report on reprisals for cooperation with the UN in the field of human rights […]

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18 Sep

Joint statement on freedom of expression crisis in Turkey in front of the UN Human Rights Council

18.09.2019 At the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council, ARTICLE 19  delivered a joint statement on behalf of a group of civil society organisations, including the ECPMF. Item 4: […]

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9 Sep

Montenegro: Joint call on the authorities to acquit Jovo Martinovic

09.09.2019 The ECPMF and the undersigned organisations call on the Montenegrin authorities to acquit investigative journalist Jovo Martinović, convicted for marijuana smuggling and criminal association and sentenced to 18 months […]

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