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10 Oct

Joint statement Gezi trial: Osman Kavala must be released!

10.10.2019 On Tuesday, 8. October, the third hearing of the Gezi Park trial has been held at İstanbul 30th Heavy Penal Court in Silivri. The court ruled that leading civil […]

29 Sep

Neuer Anlauf für die Medienfreiheit: Vier internationale Organisationen formulieren Forderungen an neue Regierung Österreichs 

23 Sep

23.09.2019 share on  Daphne Caruana Galizia: Why there are concerns over the public inquiry into her assassination By Renata Rat – 23.09.2019 86 days. It took the Maltese government 86 […]

19 Sep

Human Rights Council: Hold Malta to establish a public inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination

19.09.2019 On behalf of 10 organisations, including the ECPMF, ARTICLE 19 responds to the Secretary General’s report on reprisals for cooperation with the UN in the field of human rights […]

18 Sep

Joint statement on freedom of expression crisis in Turkey in front of the UN Human Rights Council

18.09.2019 At the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council, ARTICLE 19  delivered a joint statement on behalf of a group of civil society organisations, including the ECPMF. Item 4: […]

12 Sep

“Please save my life”: Julian Assange in prison

By Annissa Warsame Cell Number 37, ‘Britain’s Guantanamo Bay’ – a single occupancy cell, furnished sparsely with a plastic chair, metal bed and steel toilet. For over 150 days this […]

9 Sep

Montenegro: Joint call on the authorities to acquit Jovo Martinovic

09.09.2019 The ECPMF and the undersigned organisations call on the Montenegrin authorities to acquit investigative journalist Jovo Martinović, convicted for marijuana smuggling and criminal association and sentenced to 18 months […]

22 Aug

Media freedom and journalists’ organisations call on Russia to provide an enabling environment for journalists covering the Moscow protests

22.08.2019 A coalition of eight media freedom and journalists’ organisations are calling on Russian authorities to immediately stop the harassment of journalists who have been covering the recent protests in […]

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 […]