Category Engage
6 Aug

Open letter: Rights organisations call on UK authorities to protect press freedom

After the recent attack on The Guardian columnist Owen Jones, the ECPMF has joined Scottish PEN, ARTICLE 19, English PEN, Index on Censorship, National Union of Journalists Scotland and Reporters […]

2 Aug

Turkey: Leading coalition of free expression organisations highlight unprecedented crackdown on freedom of expression in report to UN

02.08.2019 More than two years since the attempted coup in 2016 and one year after its state of emergency measures were lifted, the government of Turkey continues its relentless and […]

1 Aug

Spain: submission to UN Human Rights Council on threats to freedom of expression

01.08.2019 The ECPMF and Article 19  have made a Universal Periodic Review submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the situation of freedom of expression in Spain for […]

29 Jul

Albania: Government should withdraw “anti-defamation” legislative package introducing state regulation of online media outlets

29.07.2019 Along with four other media freedom organisations, the ECPMF co-signed a statement, raising concern over the amendments of the “anti-defamation” package and calling the Albanian government to withdraw two […]

16 Jul

Call for new European Commission President to prioritise press freedom

On 16 July 2019, the German conservative politician Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) was elected as the new President of the European Commission. Along with other press freedom organisations, the […]

9 Jul

Defend Media Freedom: New pledges not credible without action

The ECPMF joined a group of press freedom and media development organisations who signed up to a media statement and list of eleven commitments that we're seeking from States attending the Global Media Freedom Conference.

27 Jun

International freedom of expression organisations welcome crucial PACE resolution on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and rule of law in Malta

The undersigned international freedom of expression organisations welcome the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted on 26 June, condemning the continued impunity for the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

20 Jun

Albania: Preliminary findings of joint freedom of expression mission

16 Apr

Court decides police were wrong to refuse journalist accreditation for political event

By Jane Whyatt – 16.04.2019 The High Court in London has ruled that police wrongly classed a political reporter as a security risk because he was present when activists released […]

13 Mar

Women investigative journalists battle sexism to do it their own way