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Prime Minister Rama offends journalists, they react: “We boycott you!”

27/10/2017

More and more often the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama is arrogant toward journalists during his press conferences. After his last insults the Union of Albanian Journalist announced an official boycott of Rama’s public speeches.

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Albanian Union of Journalists denounces ban of journalist’s entry in the Butrinti Park

12/10/2017

The Union is protesting against the order of the Minister of Culture Mirela Kumbaro who has prohibited the entry in the Butrinti UNESCO-protected Archaelogical Park to journalists who wants to investigate the ongoing illegal works of construction.

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Albania: no access for journalist to Butrint archaeological park

11/10/2017

Beyond the antique walls of UNESCO-protected Butrinti archaeological park, in southern Albania, somebody is constructing a restaurant, although it is forbidden by national and international laws. That’s probably why journalist have no access, neither as a simple visitor.

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Albanian journalist under the Police protection

14/03/2017

Elvi Fundo, a well-known investigation journalist, was brutally beaten by two unknown men in the capital’s centre. He says his articles hit mafia’s interests.

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The massacred journalist shows the photos of violence on him

12/03/2017

Well-known investigative journalist Elvi Fundo in hospital whith serious wounds on face and head urges Police to find agressors and thanks collegues for supporting him

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No wage, a high price to pay for Albanian journalists

03/02/2017

Very often Albanian media owners delay salaries of their employees. Some examples narrated directly from journalists.

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Informality prevents the exercice of constitutional rights

29/01/2017

In Albania there is a very serious lack of certain addresses. It blocks the journalists’ efforts to contact or investigate people or subjects.

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No responsables for assaults towards journalists?

01/12/2016

There are too poor efforts from the government to find and punish those responsible of aggressions towards media workers

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European states must offer access in information

23/11/2016

Long established and widely recognized, legal frameworks aren’t being reflected in reality when it comes to transparency.

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Press freedom isn’t defamation freedom

15/10/2016

Politicians are using online portals to spread false information in support of their campaigns to denigrate oppositors. Some journalists participate in this activity ruining the foundations of free media.

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