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15 Oct

Statement of the joint press freedom mission to Malta

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12 Oct

Greece: Justice Ministry must withdraw amendment on ‘false news’

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11 Oct

Albania: MFRR urges government to scrap new Media and Information Agency

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29 Sep

Fourteen organisations call on INTERPOL to clarify its involvement in arrest warrant issued against British journalist

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3 Aug

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Landmark Public Inquiry recommendations must be implemented

On 29 July 2021, the landmark Public Inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia published its conclusions, finding that “the State has to shoulder responsibility for the assassination because it created an atmosphere of impunity, generated from the highest levels in the heart of the administration of the Office of the Prime Minister and like an octopus spread to other entities like regulatory institutions and the police, leading to the collapse of the rule of law.

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20 Jul

Hungary: MFRR highly alarmed by Pegasus surveillance revelations

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) is highly alarmed by the revelations by a consortium led by French NGO Forbidden Stories about the surveillance of journalists, human rights defenders, lawyers and others through the Pegasus spyware program developed by Israeli company NSO Group.

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13 Jul

Albania: Concern after government ally elected to head key media regulator

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) today expresses deep concern about the future impartiality and independence of Albania’s Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) following the election of a close associate of the ruling Socialist Party to head the media regulator.

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5 May

MFRR calls for an ambitious EU Media Freedom Act

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3 May

Journalists and NGOs around the world call on Russia to stop suppression of independent media

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30 Apr

Poland: Editorial independence of Polska Press outlets at risk

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