Tag safety of journalists
24 Aug

Ukraine: MFRR partners reiterate call for safety and support of media 6 months after invasion 

To mark 6 months since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and the day of Ukrainian Independence, partners of the MFRR reiterate continued solidarity with the journalists and media workers who risk their lives and safety to bring the world independent and accurate information from the frontline.

14 Jun

Feindbild Journalist 6 – Hatred on the Doorstep

ECPMF, as part of the MFRR, has published the English translation of the 2021 iteration of “Feindbild”, an annual study into politically-motivated violence against journalists in Germany.

7 Jun

Press Freedom Organisations Demand An End to Systemic Police Violence Against Journalists

ECPMF joined CFWIJ and a group of press freedom organisations to demand an end to the systemic violence against journalists in Turkey, especially at the hands of the police.

10 May

#HereToReport — The value and perils of photojournalism at protests

As part of the MFRR #HereToReport campaign, this article examines the threats facing photojournalists covering protests in EU member states and candidate countries.

13 Apr

Towards a safer haven: Advancing safety of journalists amidst rising threats in the Netherlands

Today, the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) publishes “Towards a safer haven: Advancing safety of journalists amidst rising threats in the Netherlands”

12 Apr

BDZV beteiligt sich erstmals an „Feindbildstudie“ des ECPMF

Das European Center For Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF, Leipzig) habe in seiner mittlerweile sechsten „Feindbild-Studie“, an der sich der BDZV erstmals beteiligte, die weiter eskalierende Bedrohungslage deutlich gemacht.

12 Apr

ECPMF Feindbild Study 2022

83 gewaltsame Angriffe registrierte das EECPMF für das Jahr 2021. Damit wurde der Negativrekord des Jahres 2020 nochmals um 14 verifizierte Fälle übertroffen. Die Sicherheitslage für Journalist:innen blieb damit auch im zweiten Pandemiejahr stark angespannt.

8 Apr

Perugia Declaration for Ukraine

ECPMF has joined the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)’s members and partners in signing the Perugia Declaration for Ukraine.

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.

5 Apr

MFRR to host press conference on journalist safety in the Netherlands

As part of an international fact-finding mission to the Netherlands, Free Press Unlimited, ECPMF, and IPI are organising an international press conference on April 13th 3:30-4:30 PM CEST.