Tag Legal
25 Mar

Malta: ECPMF offers legal support to Times of Malta and Manuel Delia

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28 Feb

Media freedom campaigners and journalists unite for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom has signed a petition calling for Assange to be released. He is wanted in the United States, where the authorities intend to put him on trial in the state of Virginia, charged with facilitating the leak of military secrets.

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6 Nov

Victory for ECPMF-backed case at the European Court of Human Rights

By Jane Whyatt – 06.11.2019 A Hungarian journalist has won a major legal victory and test case with support from the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF). Illés […]

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24 Jul

A week full of inconsistencies in Turkey – Erol Önderoğlu acquitted but many others still detained

By ECPMF – 24.07.2019 In a busy week for Turkey’s courts, the ECPMF sent two representatives to Turkey in order to monitor court hearings and to meet with journalists, defendants, […]

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16 Apr

Court decides police were wrong to refuse journalist accreditation for political event

By Jane Whyatt – 16.04.2019 The High Court in London has ruled that police wrongly classed a political reporter as a security risk because he was present when activists released […]

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12 Mar

Victory! EU directive finally protects whistleblowers

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20 Mar

ECPMF legal aid in 2017: from Turkey to Azerbaijan and Italy

20.03.2018 The ECPMF offers and coordinates legal support on matters related to free speech for individuals and organisations working in countries located in Europe. Threats to the life, safety, wellbeing […]

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6 Mar

Media freedom organisations and MEPs back new anti-SLAPP law

By Emil Weber – 06.03.2018 Six members of the European Parliament have called on the European Commission (EC) to swiftly initiate legislation to protect investigative journalism in Europe. The cross […]

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3 Jan

Albanian Journalist: “Hopefully the wheels of justice will grind fine in the end”

By Emil Weber – 03.01.2018 Every month, Albanian investigative journalists Mr. Besar Likmeta and Ms. Aleksandra Bogdani appear in court in a defamation case initiated by a powerful judge and […]

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13 Dec

“Someone took ten years of my life” – Montenegrin journalist

By Emil Weber – 13.12.2017 The Montenegrin investigative journalist, Mr Tufik Softić, has recently been awarded 7,000 euros by the Constitutional Court of Montenegro for the moral harm caused by […]

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