Tag Press Freedom Police Codex
11 Nov

France: concerns about new draft law that would make it illegal to publish images of police and gendarmes at work

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), as part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), with French unions SNJ, SNJ-CGT, CFDT-Journalistes, are concerned about a legislative proposal currently pending in the French parliament, which would make it illegal to disseminate images of law enforcement officers of the national police and gendarmerie. We call on the members of Parliament to delete the proposed text.

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11 Nov

France : inquiétudes après une proposition de loi qui rendrait illégale la diffusion d’images des forces de l’ordre

Le Centre européen pour la liberté de la presse et des médias (ECPMF) et la Fédération européenne des journalistes (FEJ), dans le cadre du MFRR (Rapid Response Media Freedom), avec les syndicats français le Syndicat national des journalistes (SNJ), SNJ-CGT, CFDT-Journalistes, s'inquiètent d'une proposition législative actuellement en discussion au Parlement français, qui rendrait illégale la diffusion d'images de fonctionnaires de police et de gendarmerie. Nous appelons les parlementaires français à supprimer le texte proposé.

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23 Sep

Dangerzone Demonstrations

Launch of the German Press Freedom Police Codex in Leipzig: On 15 September ECPMF presented the German version of the press freedom police codex in Leipzig. In a panel discussion between journalists and representatives of the police a controversial debate took place.

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14 Sep

Wegen wiederholter Zusammenstöße: ECPMF veröffentlicht Codex, um Verhältnis zwischen Polizei und Presse in Deutschland zu verbessern

Das Verhältnis von Polizei und Journalist:innen ist angespannt. Medienschaffende beklagen ungerechtfertigte Behinderungen ihrer Arbeit, die zu Lasten der Pressefreiheit gingen. Zugleich kritisieren Polizist:innen, dass ihre Arbeit medial verzerrt dargestellt wird. Das ECPMF und Partnerhaben ein Codex entwickelt, um einen Dialog zu starten.

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3 Jul

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

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11 May

Journalists and media workers need to be protected when covering demonstrations and protests!

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners are concerned about the increased violence against media professionals at protests and demonstrations across EU Member States and Candidate Countries in the last months and call for increased protection.

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6 May

Press Freedom Police Codex

The Press Freedom Police Codex formulates in eight clauses how the police and journalists can work amicably together. The clauses are based on research into areas of conflict between the two professions from all over Europe. It addresses issues of police violence, surveillance, accreditation, protection of sources and confiscation of journalistic materials.

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22 Jan

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of Press Freedom Police Codex in France

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