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22 May

Defending Press Freedom in Georgia as the foreign agent bill passes the third reading

We are writing to express our deep concern about the recent ruling of the Georgian Dream party passing the Russian-style foreign agent bill.

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21 May

Italy: Media freedom coalition sounds the alarm on political meddling and legal threats to journalism

Amid the forthcoming EU elections, the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) was prompted to organise an urgent advocacy mission to Italy on May 16-17 to address some recent developments related to press and media freedom.

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16 May

BiH: Authorities must urgently break the deadlock facing public broadcasters and solve the financial problems

MFRR denounces the temporary interruption of the TV and radio programs of the RTV Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 8 May 2024.

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15 May

Diskussion über Strafverfolgung und Strafrechtsverschärfung: Journalist:innen berücksichtigen

ECPMF und DJV sprechen sich dafür aus, die Strafverfolgung und Strafrechtsverschärfung gegenüber Mandatsträger:innen auf Journalist:innen auszuweiten.

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10 May

Ukraine: MFRR partners highlight ongoing press freedom issues

MFRR partners today highlight ongoing press freedom concerns in Ukraine, over two years following the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion.

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10 May

Georgian PM urged to withdraw Foreign Agent Law and to guarantee journalist safety

Georgian PM urged to withdraw the Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence, guarantee the safety of journalists and uphold press freedom in Georgia.

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10 May

North Macedonia: Media freedom groups urge authorities to cease harassment of journalist Furkan Saliu

The undersigned media freedom and freedom of expression organisations express our grave concern at the harassment of prominent North Macedonian journalist Furkan Saliu and his colleagues, including his detention on 07 April.

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6 May

Serbia: MFRR partners demand Belgrade court set Belarusian journalist free

The undersigned partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) demand the immediate release of Andrey Gniot.

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3 May

Turkey: International Media Freedom and Human Rights Organisations Condemn Alarming Surge in Arrests of Kurdish Journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI) and other media freedom organisations vehemently condemn the arrest of three Kurdish journalists last week.

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3 May

WPFD 2024: Media freedom groups sound the alarm over press freedom in Europe

On World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2024, the partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) stand in solidarity with media workers everywhere.

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