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Romanian police under fire for attacking journalists

Romanian police under fire for attacking journalists

17.08.2018, BucharestEU officials and media freedom campaigners are condemning the actions of Romanian police during anti-corruption demonstrations in Bucharest. more information

Malta: anti-corruption activist defies online hate campaign

Malta: anti-corruption activist defies online hate campaign

18.7.2018Maltese activist feels she has been targeted by government-backed name-and-shame online campaign. She, her lawyer and human rights activists criticise the authorities responsible for investigating the threats.more information

How Czech journalists survive in Babisistan

How Czech journalists survive in Babisistan

13.08.2018, Pilsen“Journalists are dung, faeces and cesspits, hyenas and stupid people who try to brainwash us and they should be liquidated.“ Czech people have already heard such public statements for years from the president Milos Zeman. As Reporters Without Borders notes, President Milos Zeman brandished a dummy Kalashnikov rifle inscribed with the word “journalists” at a press konference...suggesting they should be “liquidated” while standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putinmore information

Open letter - Media freedom in Hungary and the case of Hir TV

Open letter - Media freedom in Hungary and the case of Hir TV

7.8.2018The undersigned media freedom organisations are writing to draw your attention to the deteriorating situation of press and media freedom in Hungary, in particular the recent case of Hir TV. more information

Forbes Russia: staff revolts against interference in editorial independence

Forbes Russia: staff revolts against interference in editorial independence

3.8.2018The ECPMF is concerned about the editorial independence at Forbes magazine Russia. Editors are protesting against their own publisher as they accuse him of removing a critical article from the print version.more information

End of state of emergency must be end of crack down on journalists, President Erdoğan!

End of state of emergency must be end of crack down on journalists, President Erdoğan!

18.7.2018On Wednesday night, 18 July 2018, Turkey's two-year-long state of emergency comes to an end. But there is no relief. There is just ongoing oppression, says ECPMF's Managing Director Lutz Kinkel.more information