Tag European Commission
14 Jun

Biden urged to address media freedom in Hungary and Poland during Europe visit

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14 May

Media Freedom Rapid Response reloaded for another year

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4 May

Legal threats from fossil fuel firms reinforce call for anti-SLAPP Directive

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20 Apr

MFRR submission for the European Commission Recommendations on the Safety of Journalists

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15 Apr

Celebrating cross-border journalism with praise and prizes

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16 Mar

Letter: Increasing Concerns for Media Freedom in Slovenia

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15 Sep

ECPMF sign joint statement issuing 5 demands for an ambitious European Democracy Action Plan

Democracies in Europe have been faced with numerous challenges over the past decade, including increasing political polarisation, closing democratic space, increased mass surveillance, popular disillusionment with representative politics and democratic institutions, and increasingly assertive authoritarian global players. There is widespread recognition of the fact that democracy is under pressure across the world.

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19 May

Open letter to the European Commission concerning the threat of vexatious litigation against journalists…

The undersigned NGOs welcome the Commission’s commitment to address the threat of vexatious litigation against journalists, activists and others. The weaponization of the law by powerful economic actors has for too long resulted in the suppression of scrutiny and the consequent weakening of the rule of law in the European Union.

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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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17 Apr

From blueprint to footprint: Safeguarding media freedom and pluralism through the European Rule of Law Mechanism

Together with 23 other civil society and press freedom organisations, we give recommendations to the European Commission. These outline how to make the Rule of Law strong, timely, inclusive and representative of the challenges faced by journalists and the media sector.

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