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Top Spanish lawyer offers pro bono defence to save journalist from extradition to Turkey

Top Spanish lawyer offers pro bono defence to save journalist from extradition to Turkey

19.09.2017Turkish-Swedish journalist Hamza Yalçin is behind bars as the Spanish government is deciding on his future. The Turkish government demands his extradition. Now the famous Spanish human rights lawyer, Baltasar Garzón, has offered to defend him pro bono.more information

Report: Global journalist's death toll rises – again

Report: Global journalist's death toll rises – again

15.09.20172,294 journalists were killed in the years 2000 to 2016 worldwide. The study by the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab found that the number of killed journalists far exceeds the most cited numbers currently in public debate.more information

Ready to fight back?

Ready to fight back? "Defending journalists under threat" conference

08.09.2017Join us for ECPMF's annual conference in October. Discuss with high-profile experts, politicians and representatives of support networks practical approaches how to improve the current situation.more information

Interview with journalist Davi: “Calabria is a gold mine and only I am digging”

Interview with journalist Davi: “Calabria is a gold mine and only I am digging”

13.09.2017Klaus Davi is a renowned journalist and media expert in Italy. ECPMF’s partner Ossigeno per l’informazione has interviewed him about his work in the mafia hotspot and home of the ‘Ndrangheta, Calabria, Southern Italy.more information

Second 'Cumhuriyet' hearing: no release brings no relief

Second 'Cumhuriyet' hearing: no release brings no relief

12.09.2017The second hearing in the 'Cumhuriyet' trial against members of Turkey's newspaper 'Cumhuriyet was held on Monday in a small courtroom at Silivri prison. Less space for observers, no phones, and no release.more information

EU calls time on Poland's Rule of Law

EU calls time on Poland's Rule of Law

29.08.2017The deadline has passed on the European Commission’s final warning to Poland, in an effort to preserve the Rule of Law in the country. The clock is now ticking on whether the Commission will now trigger the so-called "nuclear option" – Article 7.more information

What next for Hamza Yalçin?

What next for Hamza Yalçin?

11.09.2017Turkish-Swedish journalist Hamza Yalçin is still in jail in Spain awaiting the Spanish government's decision whether to extradite him to Turkey or not. Meanwhile the protest grows.more information




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Read ECPMF's in-depth blog on the "Cumhuriyet" trial in Istanbul

Threats
A stuffy room in the Çağlayan Justice Palace in Istanbul: 17 media workers of Turkey's oldest newspaper, "Cumhuriyet", were dragged to court. For one week, the ECPMF observed this trial against press freedom. Please find all the details in our blog.more information

ECPMF ECtHR Conference e-book is online

Legal
The ECPMF ECtHR conference in Strasbourg resulted in fruitful discussions of the ECtHR’s recent case law relating to freedom of expression, media and journalism. Read the e-book now.more information


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