Kosovo: "Pronto Affair 2" parliamentary leader steps down
#PROTESTOJ activists are demanding the resignation of all implicated with law-maker Adem Grabovci in an alleged corruption scheme the Prishtina-based website Insajderi.com has uncovered.more information
Syria: citizen journalists film war in 360° virtual reality
For Europeans, it is hard to grasp the daily reality of living in a war zone, or to understand why hundreds of thousands of Syrians risk their lives to seek asylum here.more information
LuxLeaks Whistleblower to Appeal the Guilty Verdict
Antoine Deltour successfully avoided jail but was found guilty of theft by a court in Luxemburg following the case known as LuxLeaks.more information
Turkey: Stop the purge, restore human rights!
Two weeks after the coup attempt in Turkey, the country was facing a dreadful wave of arrests. At least 131 media outlets had been shut down, and many journalists were facing detention.more information
Letter to the Pope from ECPMF and supporters
Your Holiness, we are writing to ask you to use the power of your words to appeal for an end to hate speech. Across Europe, people are being abused on the grounds of their faith, ethnic origin, nationality, political affiliation and lifestyle choices.more information
Tell your story about violations of freedom of expression
In cooperation with its partner organisation Journalismfund.eu, the ECPMF is happy to announce the second call for applications for the FoX-Grant. With € 15.000 in total, the grant wants to enable European journalists to tell their stories about violations of freedom of expression. more information
One thousand words for freedom | Young Writers Contest
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) is proud to announce its first competition for young writers. Young people under 27 are invited to write one thousand words about what press and media freedom means to them.more information
On 6th and 7th October the 2nd European Media Freedom Conference is taking place in Leipzig at the Leipzig Media Campus Villa Ida.
After a very successful inaugural conference in 2015 the this years focus is on "working together for independent journalism - powerful journalism networks".
It wraps up major press freedom events of 2016 and gives an insight in the international debate on independent journalism and violations of freedom of speech on the current background of new media laws, new governments, arrested and released journalists in many European countries and neighbouring states.
Hajo Seppelt’s continuing investigation into athletes’ doping practices has posed a potential danger to him during the Olympics in Brazil. He's under the protection of two members of military police.more information
As more than 70 journalists continue to be detained under the state of emergency, national and international journalists’trade union leaders have made an official delegation to the Turkish ambassador in London.more information
The ECPMF supports an international campaign which aims to protect non-EU journalists against mass surveillance by the German Federal Intelligence Service.more information
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