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26 Jan

UK: Italian journalist continues to litigate for access to Assange information

On 26 January 2021, Italian investigative journalist Stefania Maurizi appeared before the First-Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) in London. The hearing is the latest development in her long-running, multi-jurisdictional litigation effort […]

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18 Jan

Extradition proceedings against Jonathan Taylor must end!

Numerous organisations call on the Croatian and Monegasque authorities to immediately and unconditionally end the extradition proceedings against whistleblower Jonathan Taylor.

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7 Jan

Albania: Defence Minister’s Chief of Cabinet issues legal threat against journalist

ECPMF, as part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), is concerned about legal proceedings initiated by Belioza Çoku, the Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Defence, against journalist Juljana Ristani, who published a story on undue interference with lists of nominees for educational bursaries in the context of a public competition held by the Ministry of Defence.

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4 Jan

ECPMF welcomes UK court decision not to extradite Assange to USA

ECPMF welcomes today’s decision not to extradite Julian Assange to the United States of America.

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4 Jan

ECPMF calls on the UK to release Julian Assange and block his extradition

ECPMF calls on the UK to release Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and block his extradition, as the hearings enter the final day. We are gravely concerned about the implications of […]

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23 Dec

ECPMF condemns Turkey court ruling sentencing journalist Can Dündar to over 27 years in prison

“We are appalled by this ruling, but not surprised. Turkish authorities have been relentless in their harassment of Can Dündar and his family for more than five years now..."

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22 Dec

Albania: Private companies are not immune from press scrutiny and we condemn all attempts to use legal actions to target journalists

The continued use of legal threats in Albania against journalists and media workers further threatens media and press freedom and the ability to report on issues in the public interest.

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21 Dec

Legal threats brought against Polityka journalist to muzzle investigative reporting

ECPMF calls for the dismissal of these civil and criminal cases, which are connected to his investigative reporting.

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18 Dec

Turkey: ECPMF highly concerned about arrests of Mezopotamya Agency reporters

The ECPMF is highly concerned over the detention and arrest of four reporters in the southeast of Turkey, on 17 December 2020.

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16 Dec

Malta: Threats to the independence of the public inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia must stop

Today marks 38 months since Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in Malta, yet barriers to justice remain

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