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Balkans in the lead in access to public information

Balkans in the lead in access to public information

Citizens in several Balkan countries have better access to public information than Germans, Danes and Austrians.more information

 Montenegro: Jovo Martinovic finally released from prison

Montenegro: Jovo Martinovic finally released from prison

ECPMF welcomes the release of investigative journalist Jovo Martinovic. After almost one and a half year in detention, he will appear in court on 19 January 2017.more information

FootballLeaks: Spanish judge requests to block revelations involving Real Madrid stars

FootballLeaks: Spanish judge requests to block revelations involving Real Madrid stars

A Spanish judge is trying to get 12 European media outlets to stop publishing any information related to Football Leaks. The gigantic leak points to tax evasion and other alleged irregular financial practices and deals involving stars from Real Madrid, FC Chelsea and other European football clubs.more information

The European Court of Human Rights and Access to Information

The European Court of Human Rights and Access to Information

The Court was clearer and firmer than it had ever been before on the status of the right to access information as part of the right to freedom of expression guaranteed by Article 10 of the European Convention, it stopped short of acknowledging access to information as a fully-fledged right under the provision.more information

ECPMF and media freedom community demand meeting with Turkish authorities

ECPMF and media freedom community demand meeting with Turkish authorities

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has added her weight to the protests from ECPMF and other media freedom organisations about the latest arrests in Turkey.more information



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Poles protest at new attacks on press freedom

Threats
newsocracy2_teaser Polish journalists have been banned from entering the national parliament for two days after protestors on the streets of Warsaw, Wroclaw and other Polish cities. They were demonstrating against new rules limiting journalists’ access to the parliament.more information

Operator of public Wi-Fi not liable for copyright infringements

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newsocracy2_teaser The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the owner of a shop offering the public a free Wi-Fi network is not liable for copyright infringements committed by users of that network.more information


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