Tag Greece
21 Oct

Greece: SLAPP award winner Grigoris Dimitriadis urged to drop defamation lawsuits

The undersigned international media freedom and journalists organisations wrote to Grigoris Dimitriadis to express our shared concern about defamation claims filed against investigative journalists and media outlets following your resignation from the role of general secretary in the office of the Greek Prime Minister in August 2022.

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10 Oct

Greece: Full scale of surveillance on journalists must be unearthed

The partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) today back calls for the testing of mobile devices belonging to journalists in Greece who suspect they may have been targets of intrusive spyware or other advanced surveillance.

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13 Jul

Greece: Real Group media group offices targeted in arson attack

ECPMF joined the partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), along with the Journalists' Union of Athens Daily Newspapers (JUADN), to condemn the arson attack on the offices of newspaper Real News and the radio station Real FM in Athens on 13 July 2022.

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1 Jul

Greece: MFRR partners welcome acquittal of journalists in Novartis criminal case

The partner organisations of the MFRR today welcome the resounding exoneration of four Greek journalists and publishers who faced criminal charges and potential lengthy prison sentences linked to their media outlets’ investigative reporting.

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21 Apr

Press freedom organisations concerned by spyware surveillance of journalist Thanasis Koukaki

Seven international and European press freedom and journalists’ organisations have written a letter to the Government of Greece to express concern about the use of a powerful new spyware tool, Predator, to carry out surveillance on journalist Thanasis Koukakis.

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7 Apr

Giorgos Karaivaz: One year later, targeted killing remains unresolved

On the first anniversary of the assassination of Giorgos Karaivaz, partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) call for increased transparency and progress in the investigation.

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28 Mar

Controlling the Message: Challenges for independent reporting in Greece

On 28/03/22, the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) published the report “Controlling the Message: Challenges for independent reporting in Greece”, which details the findings and recommendations of its online fact-finding mission to Greece.

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24 Mar

Report launch: “Controlling the Message: Challenges for independent reporting in Greece”

On 28 March 2022, the Media Freedom Rapid Response will publish the report of its online fact-finding mission to Greece that took place in December 2021. 

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19 Jan

Greece: Concern over criminal charges against investigative reporters

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29 Nov

MFRR to hold press freedom mission to Greece

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