Tag Covid19
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

Media freedom made in Scandinavia – examples of best practice

ECPMF and partners launch the promising final report on the fact-finding mission "Best Practice" to Denmark in Sweden, conducted in December 2019.

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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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4 May

ECPMF joins GFMD emergency appeal for support to journalism and media

To mark World Press Freedom Day 2020, ECPMF joined the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) and numerous civil society organisations to launch an emergency appeal for journalism and media support in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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16 Apr

Open letter: EU must not sit idly by while democracy is in jeopardy

ECPMF co-signs open letter to the European Commission: the EU must not sit idly by while a Member State’s democracy is in jeopardy.

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30 Mar

Hak örgütleri Türkiye’yi COVID-19 riskiyle karşı karşıya olan mahpus gazeteciler, insan hakları savunucuları ve diğer kişileri bir an önce serbest bırakmaya çağırıyor

Aşağıda imzası bulunan kuruluşlar Türkiye yetkililerini, sadece haklarını kullandıkları için tutuklanan ya da hüküm giyen gazeteciler, insan hakları savunucuları ve diğer kişileri derhal ve koşulsuz olarak serbest bırakmaya çağırmaktadır.

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30 Mar

Turkey: Call for urgent release of imprisoned journalists, human rights defenders and others, now at risk of Covid-19

The undersigned organisations call on the Turkish authorities to immediately and unconditionally release journalists, human rights defenders and others who have been charged or convicted simply for exercising their rights.

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30 Mar

Seven organisations call on the Slovenian government to stop harassing an investigative journalist

In a letter addressed to the Slovenian Minister of Interior Aleš Hojs on Monday 23 March, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), RSF and five other organisations voice their concern regarding the security of the journalist Blaž Zaga.

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25 Mar

Turkey: Call for Action to Protect Prisoners from COVID19 Pandemic

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19 Mar

ECPMF urges European leaders to respect freedom of expression during the corona crisis

We, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), call on European leaders not to exploit emergency measures to legitimise restrictions on press and media freedom during the crisis caused by Covid-19 in any way.

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