Tag SLAPP
22 May

When good laws turn bad to censor or silence critics, that’s a SLAPP

Press freedom has many enemies, and one of the most sneaky is the lawsuit masquerading as a genuine demand for a right to reply, to set the record straight. It […]

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19 May

Open letter to the European Commission concerning the threat of vexatious litigation against journalists…

The undersigned NGOs welcome the Commission’s commitment to address the threat of vexatious litigation against journalists, activists and others. The weaponization of the law by powerful economic actors has for too long resulted in the suppression of scrutiny and the consequent weakening of the rule of law in the European Union.

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28 Apr

Attacks on media in Europe must not become a new normal

Launch of the 2020 Annual Report by the partner organisations to the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists

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