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RWB: the Enemies of the Internet 2014


Entities at the heart of censorship and surveillance in a dossier published by Reporter Without Borders on World Day Against Cyber-Censorship (12 March)

Media freedom watchdogs slams list of "unsuitable" journalists and NGOs in Bosnia Erzegovina


Republika Srpska main party, SNDS, has published a list of "unsuitable" media. The local and international reactions

Ossigeno to Muižnieks: the emergence of threatened journalists


Note of Alberto Spampinato, director of Ossigeno per l’Informazione for Mr Nils Muiznieks, Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights

Croatia: journalists under pressure


The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), said today that it was worried about a number of recent incidents of pressure on journalists and media in Croatia

IPI and SEEMO welcome the release of Turhan Ozlu


The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), today welcomed news that the last journalist imprisoned in Turkey in connection with the alleged Ergenekon coup plot case has been released and they reiterated calls for the release of 50 other journalists still behind bars in the country

Turkey: OSCE media freedom representative welcomes release of Tuncay Özkan


OSCE media freedom representative welcomes release of prominent Turkish journalist Tuncay Özkan, study shows 54 journalists still in prison

Experts and journalists discuss freedom of information challenges at Vienna conference


A two-day international conference aimed at stimulating public debate on the challenges of freedom of information today and suggesting a new agenda for addressing them closed in Vienna on March 1st

Assessing the work of the Troika: an overdose of austerity or a remedy for Europe’s weakened economies?


Four years after the creation of the Troika, EuroparlTV followed MEPs investigating the consequences of austerity policy in Greece and Ireland.

Unresolved journalist murder cases continue to plague Balkans


A serious number of killings of journalists committed on the territory of the former Yugoslavia remain unsolved. ""We must do everything to expose the killers of journalists", told Veran Matić, B92 director, in a seminar recently organised in Belgrade

2013 Media in Turkey: Arrests, Assaults, Interventions, Lay Offs


While 59 journalists and 23 publishers were arrested in 2013; 186 journalists, 1 media outlet and 2 internet sites were subjected to attacks. ECHR ordered to Turkey to pay 198,935 euros in FoE related cases. 143 media workers lost their jobs