Tag Albania
22 Sep

Albania: Media must not face criminal prosecution for public interest reporting

The undersigned media freedom and journalist associations express shared concern over the blanket publication ban issued by Albanian prosecutorial authorities regarding a trove of hacked data.

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13 Sep

Albania: Press freedom groups call for a fair trial in defamation lawsuit by former top prosecutor against Isa Myzyraj

A group of media freedom and freedom of expression organisations and journalist unions and associations are concerned by the defamation lawsuit filed against journalist Isa Myzyraj.

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6 Jul

ECPMF joins letter to Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama regarding his unilateral ban of journalists at government press conferences

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9 May

Albania: Private data breaches and intimidation of journalists must be investigated

The MFRR, together with Safe Journalists Network and RSF, have written to Mr. Besnik Dervishi, Commissioner for the Right to Access to Information and Personal Data Protection of Albania, calling for a thorough investigation into a recent private data breach and intimidation of journalists in Albania.

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28 Jan

Albania: news outlets faced cyber attacks following reports about Mayor of Tirana

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11 Oct

Albania: MFRR urges government to scrap new Media and Information Agency

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13 Jul

Albania: Concern after government ally elected to head key media regulator

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) today expresses deep concern about the future impartiality and independence of Albania’s Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) following the election of a close associate of the ruling Socialist Party to head the media regulator.

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11 Jun

Albania: MFRR partners concerned about restrictions on access to Parliament

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22 Apr

MFRR calls on all state bodies in Albania to ensure journalists, media workers and sources are protected

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19 Mar

New laws, SLAPPS and libel tourism threaten media freedom

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