Category Statement
20 Jun

Turkey: International groups condemn attack against journalist Sinan Aygül

ECPMF joins media freedom, freedom of expression and human rights organisations in strongly condemning the appalling attack on journalist Sinan Aygül that took place in Tatvan, a city in eastern Turkey, on June 17.

19 Jun

Civil society and journalists associations urge the Council to protect journalists against spyware and surveillance in the EMFA

ECPMF joins sixty civil society and journalists organisations in expressing concerns over the draft Regulation on the EMFA, in particular the provisions of Article 4 on spyware and surveillance.

16 Jun

Kosovo: Media freedom groups raise alarm over Klan Kosova business certificate suspension

ECPMF joins media freedom groups in raising alarm over the Kosovo authorities’ decision to suspend the business certificate of major private television broadcaster, Klan Kosova.

15 Jun

Italy: International media freedom groups raise alarm about RAI’s independence

Following major politically-influenced internal management changes at RAI, media freedom groups express alarm about threats to the editorial independence of the broadcaster.

12 Jun

Poland: International support for TOK FM amidst regulatory pressure

We join TOK FM, the largest independent news and talk radio station in Poland, in their plea for their licence to be renewed by the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT).

2 Jun

Law enforcement must protect journalists amidst escalating tensions in northern Kosovo

At ECPMF, we are highly concerned about the recent wave of violent attacks on journalists in Kosovo, which has been the most intense in the country’s recent history.

1 Jun

MFRR and SJN express deep concern over attacks on media workers in Kosovo

The current political developments in Kosovo have once again stirred up an atmosphere that hinders the ability of journalists to carry out their responsibilities with credibility and without obstacles.

21 May

Solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners

Today, marking the Day of the Political Prisoner in Belarus, the undersigned organisations reiterate our condemnation of the Lukashenko regime’s ruthless crackdown on civil society and independent media.

19 May

Profound disappointment as suspected mastermind in Ján Kuciak murder acquitted once again

Following the acquittal of the suspected mastermind in the killing of Ján Kuciak, we express our profound disappointment, renew our calls for justice and convey our steadfast solidarity with the families of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.

3 May

Greece: MFRR partners welcome first arrests over 2021 assassination of journalist Giorgos Karaivaz

The partners in the MFRR welcome the arrests of two suspects in connection with the 2021 assassination of crime reporter Giorgos Karaivaz in Greece.