Tag MFRR
23 Jul

Turkey: Concern over proposals to introduce new regulation of “fake” and “foreign-funded” news

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and undersigned partner organisations are concerned about and condemn recent statements by Turkish President Erdoğan and other government officials pertaining to the introduction of new regulation of so-called fake news and “foreign-funded” news in the country.

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20 Jul

Hungary: MFRR highly alarmed by Pegasus surveillance revelations

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) is highly alarmed by the revelations by a consortium led by French NGO Forbidden Stories about the surveillance of journalists, human rights defenders, lawyers and others through the Pegasus spyware program developed by Israeli company NSO Group.

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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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8 Jul

UK whistleblower Jonathan Taylor finally freed from extradition torment almost one year on

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2 Jul

Belarus: Call for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Journalist Andrei Aliaksandrau

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1 Jul

Italy: Access to Information Law should not be used to override the protection of journalistic sources

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30 Jun

EU leaders urged to address media freedom in Slovenia as country takes on EU Presidency

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30 Jun

Press Freedom deteriorating in Slovenia under latest Janša government

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23 Jun

Italy: Defamation law must be reformed

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14 Jun

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

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