Category General
12 Jul

Malta: five media outlets threatened by lawyers of British-Azeri business owner

Between 1 May and 26 June 2020, a US-based law firm, Lambert Worldwide and a UK-based law firm, Atkins Thomson sent legal letters to Times of Malta, MaltaToday, Malta Independent, Lovin Malta and The Shift News in relation to their reporting and journalistic enquiries.

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6 Jul

Media Freedom Rapid Response wspiera Gazetę Wyborczą

Media Freedom Rapid Response wspiera Gazetę Wyborczą, przeciwko której toczy się ponad 55 postępowań sądowych

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6 Jul

The Media Freedom Rapid Response supports Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland

The Media Freedom Rapid Response supports Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland who has received over 55 threats of legal action

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3 Jul

Open Letter to the U.K government to free Julian Assange

Over forty press freedom, human rights, and privacy rights organizations co-signed an open letter to the U.K government asking for the immediate release of Julian Assange. Assange faces up to 175 years in prison if he is convicted under the Espionage Act in the U.S due to his involvement in the Wikileaks Publications in 2010-11.

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25 Jun

To go where it hurts – Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2020

Khadija Ismayilova and Benjamin Best are awarded this year's “Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media” by the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig

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25 Jun

Dahin gehen, wo es weh tut – Preis für die Freiheit und Zukunft der Medien 2020

Khadija Ismayilova und Benjamin Best werden von der Leipziger Medienstiftung mit dem diesjährigen dem „Preis fürdie Freiheit und Zukunft der Medien“ ausgezeichnet

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12 May

Attacks against journalists in Germany: facts and trends

A spate of assaults on media workers in Germany shows how the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing a new kind of violence onto the streets and endangering journalists at work.

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6 May

No Lockdown for Press Freedom! Virtual talk illustrates effects of Covid-19 measures across Europe

Defying the restrictions to press freedom imposed by the corona virus pandemic, an online webinar succeeded in amplifying the voices calling for protection for media in the crisis.

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5 May

IJ4EU fund opens new calls for cross-border investigative journalism

The IJ4EU fund today, May 5, opened two new calls for cross-border investigative journalism projects in the EU and EU candidate countries.

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20 Apr

Letter to Jourová and Reynders on the situation in Slovenia – the case of Blaz Zgaga

Mr. Zgaga has received death threats following a freedom of information request made to the Secretary-General of the Government regarding the operations and structure of the newly-founded Crisis Headquarters of the Republic of Slovenia (Krizni štab Republike Slovenije), which is in charge of combatting the Covid-19 pandemic.

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