Tag MFRR
28 Jul

MFRR Open Letter: Dismissal and resignations at Hungary’s largest news site after EU Summit create a moment of alarming symbolism

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners are profoundly concerned about the latest media freedom attacks in Hungary, which follow only days after the EU Summit, where Prime Minister Viktor Orbán praised the rule of law situation in his country.

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22 Jul

EU Summit compromise: economy first, rule of law second?

On 21 July 2020, the European Council adopted conclusions on the recovery plan and multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027. The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) asks for an efficient regime of conditionality for the allocation of EU funds to be introduced to establish an effective instrument against non-compliance with rule of law principles, including media freedom.

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21 Jul

ЕЦПМФ и партнерске организације написале су писмо српској влади позивајући их да бране слободу штампе и медија након протеста.

ЕЦПМФ и партнерске организације написале су писмо српској влади позивајући их да бране слободу штампе и медија након протеста.

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21 Jul

ECPMF and partner organisations write letter to Serbian government urging them to defend press and media freedom following protests

ECPMF and partner organisations have written a letter to the Serbian government urging them to defend press and media freedom following following days of violent protests accross the country where many journalists were attacked

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15 Jul

Slovenia: proposed changes to public service media raise serious concern by MFRR partners

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) raises serious concerns about the proposed changes to the funding of public service media in Slovenia and the unacceptably short amount of time that was allocated for public debate and consultation on the matter, which in the meantime has been extended.

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15 Jul

MFRR partners raise concerns over proposed low funding for opposition media outlets in Greece

The undersigned partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), have expressed serious concerns over the recent exclusion and side-lining of critical media outlets during a recent government support package in Greece.

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6 Jul

The Media Freedom Rapid Response supports Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland

The Media Freedom Rapid Response supports Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland who has received over 55 threats of legal action

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3 Jul

Fresh attacks worsen climate of hostility against journalists covering protests across Europe

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2 Jul

Montenegro: retrial of investigative journalist Jovo Martinović – all charges must be dropped

Retrial of Jovo Martinović continuing on 6 July - all charges must be dropped. ECPMF expresses renewed concern about situation of media freedom in Montenegro

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26 Jun

Bulgarian media owner is threatened with prison term for expressing opinion

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partner, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), is concerned about the on-going legal harassment of Bulgarian media owner and businessman, Ivo Prokopiev and his media group Economedia, ahead of an expected court verdict on Sunday 28 June 2020.

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