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First stories published under IJ4EU fund

ECPMF  |  07.11.2018

First stories published under IJ4EU fund | ECPMF

Corruption, murder of journalists, and lost children. IJ4EU, investigative journalism projects in Europe supported by the inaugural IJ4EU fund are off to a strong start.

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Open letter to Malta's Justice Minister concerning the destruction of the protest memorial for Daphne Caruana Galizia

ECPMF  |  19.10.2018

Open letter to Malta's Justice Minister concerning the destruction of the protest memorial for Daphne Caruana Galizia | ECPMF

Right after hundreds of people gathered in Valletta to commemorate Daphne Caruana Galizia Caruana, and right after the Malta delegation of freedom of the press representatives met with PM Joseph Muscat, the Maltese authorities continue their fight against memory.

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Malta mission meets PM Joseph Muscat: "the campaign of harassment against Daphne and her family continues"

ECPMF  |  15.10.2018

Malta mission meets PM Joseph Muscat:

Representatives of the Committee to Protect Journalists, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, the International Press Institute, PEN International, and Reporters Without Borders are in Malta because it's one year since the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder. On Monday they met with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. This is their statement. 

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Vigil in Berlin | 16/10/2017 Daphne Caruana Galizia 16/10/2018 | Schweigeminute in Berlin

ECPMF  |  12.10.2018

Vigil in Berlin | 16/10/2017 Daphne Caruana Galizia 16/10/2018 | Schweigeminute in Berlin | ECPMF

Join us! It's been one year since the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder and we want to commemorate this strong and brave journalist with a vigil in Berlin.

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A permanent state of emergency by any name is no substitute for respecting human rights

ECPMF  |  28.08.2018

A permanent state of emergency by any name is no substitute for respecting human rights | ECPMF

Joint statement

We the undersigned organizations call on Turkey's government to follow through on its promise to end the state of emergency by withdrawing recently passed legislation that replicates many of the state of emergency's special provisions.

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OPEN LETTER - Media freedom in Hungary and the case of Hir TV

ECPMF  |  07.08.2018

<span>OPEN LETTER - Media freedom in Hungary and the case of Hir TV</span> | ECPMF

To

Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President, European Commission
Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner, European Commission
Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner, European Commission
Antonio Tajani, President, European Parliament

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Why we are so passionate about press freedom

ECPMF  |  12.07.2018

Why we are so passionate about press freedom | ECPMF

ECPMF's Jane Whyatt gave a stunning presentation at the TEDx in Leipzig talking about the power of attraction of press and media freedom. Here is the video!

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Fritt Ord Foundation joins IJ4EU fund as partner

ECPMF  |  11.07.2018

Fritt Ord Foundation joins IJ4EU fund as partner | ECPMF

Norway-based foundation provides additional €26,000 in support to investigative projects.

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Daphne Caruana Galizia's son on the grave situation of female activists and journalists in Malta

ECPMF  |  21.06.2018

Daphne Caruana Galizia's son on the grave situation of female activists and journalists in Malta | ECPMF

Daphne Caruana Galizia's son Andrew gave an oral statement at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of violence against women journalists in Malta, in particular about the case of his mother. This statement was signed by twelve international media freedom NGOS.

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Attacks on Journalists in Italy ''It’s not an emergency, we have a permanent problem''

ECPMF  |  01.06.2018

Attacks on Journalists in Italy ''It’s not an emergency, we have a permanent problem'' | ECPMF

ECPMF’s partner Ossigeno celebrated the 25th World Press Freedom Day under the partronage of UNESCO in Rome. Ossigeno’s president Alberto Spampinato pleaded passionately for a comprehensive monitoring of threats and pressfreedom-violations all over Italy – comparing it with putting on the streetlights at night.

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Game Changer conference impressions: "As long as we have electricity we have hope"

ECPMF  |  29.05.2018

Game Changer conference impressions:

Journalists, academics, and media freedom activists gathered in Leipzig, Germany, to debate the impact of digital technologies on press freedom, for good and for bad. For two days they discussed the Daphne Project, citizen journalism, surveillance, blockchain, Facebook and the right to be forgotten. They also joined a hands-on workshop to learn digital self-defence.

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Freedom of expression in the Multiannual Financial Framework

ECPMF  |  25.05.2018

Freedom of expression in the Multiannual Financial Framework | ECPMF

The ECPMF and other media freedom organisations sent this letter on 24 May 2018 to the EC Commissioners Gabriel, Navracsics, Oettinger and First Vice-President Timmermanns to express our concern that freedom of expression will not be reflected in the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). We believe that it is important for media freedom and media pluralism to be given a clear priority in the EU budget for the future (2 … read more




This was a trial where the ‘crime’ was journalism, and the only ‘evidence’ was journalistic activities

ECPMF  |  26.04.2018

This was a trial where the ‘crime’ was journalism, and the only ‘evidence’ was journalistic activities | ECPMF

Joint Statement on the Cumhuriyet trial: 30 media freedom and freedom of expression organisations call on the institutions of the Council of Europe and its member states to remind Turkey of its international obligation to respect and protect human rights.

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Video comment on Cumhuriyet verdicts: Journalism itself was standing trial

ECPMF  |  26.04.2018

Video comment on Cumhuriyet verdicts: Journalism itself was standing trial | ECPMF

ECPMF's Advocacy Officer Nora Wehofsits travelled to Turkey to monitor the final hearings of the Cumhuriyet trial. 14 defendants were sentenced to up to eight years in jail - because of their journalistic activities.

 

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Nedim Türfent: 'I chose to pay this price instead of betraying my profession'

ECPMF  |  19.04.2018

Nedim Türfent: 'I chose to pay this price instead of betraying my profession' | ECPMF

Kurdish Journalist Nedim Türfent has been in prison since March 12, 2016. In solitary confinement. Now seven media freedom organisations sent him a letter. And he answered.

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