Tag SLAPP
8 Oct

Fifteen organisations condemn lawsuits brought by ENRC against the Financial Times, Harper Collins, and journalist Tom Burgis in London

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23 Jun

Italy: Defamation law must be reformed

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2 Jun

Serbia: Investigative outlet KRIK sued by state security agency director

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28 May

Turkey: SLAPP lawsuit filed against academic over Paradise Papers tweet

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18 May

European SLAPP Contest calls out worst legal bullies

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23 Apr

Romania: abusive legal action by former bishop against journalists and outlets in Romania

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26 Mar

More than 100 calls for Council of Europe Recommendation to combat SLAPPs

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24 Mar

Statement: Twenty-four organisations express solidarity with the Swedish media outlet Realtid ahead of the first hearing in their UK defamation case

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7 Jan

Albania: Defence Minister’s Chief of Cabinet issues legal threat against journalist

ECPMF, as part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), is concerned about legal proceedings initiated by Belioza Çoku, the Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Defence, against journalist Juljana Ristani, who published a story on undue interference with lists of nominees for educational bursaries in the context of a public competition held by the Ministry of Defence.

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22 Dec

Albania: Private companies are not immune from press scrutiny and we condemn all attempts to use legal actions to target journalists

The continued use of legal threats in Albania against journalists and media workers further threatens media and press freedom and the ability to report on issues in the public interest.

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