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#Justice4Jan, one year on

20/02/2019

Call for justice and accountability of state authorities in Slovakia on the anniversary of the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak

Taking stock of Wiki4MediaFreedom

12/02/2019

A memorandum of understanding with Wikimedia Italia marks the fourth year of the collaboration between OBCT and the Wikipedia movement: a review of the Wiki4MediaFreedom initiative

Save the Balkan Rivers: Resisting Hydroelectric Power Plants in the Balkans and Albania

16/01/2019

The European Parliamentary Group of the European United Left / Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) is organising a conference with subject “Save the Balkan Rivers: Resisting Hydroelectric Power Plants (HPPs) in the Balkans and Albania”, which will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels, on the 7th of March from 14.30 to 18.30

Montenegro: Jovo Martinovic sentenced to 18 months in jail

15/01/2019

A court in Montenegro today sentenced the independent journalist Jovo Martinović to 18 months in jail. The ECPMF and its partners are appalled by the verdict and condemn Martinović's conviction in a joint statement

A media freedom edit-a-thon in Madrid

11/01/2019

An edit-a-thon will take place in Madrid on January 18th to boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' in Berlin to boost contents on media freedom and pluralism

07/12/2018

An edit-a-thon will take place in Berlin on January 26th to boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

The second edition of the Wikipedia contest on media freedom launched

11/10/2018

From October 10th to November 30th, Wikipedia users can take part in the II edition of the Wiki4MediaFreedom contest

"Stop the dam craze": 1st European Rivers Summit held in Sarajevo

02/10/2018

Between September 27th and 29th, Sarajevo became the center of European river conservationists and dam opponents. At the first European Rivers Summit, about 250 people from over 30 countries discussed how to stop the destruction of Europe’s rivers, how to protect the last free-flowing rivers in the long run and how to restore those already affected

Romania is consuming less earthly resources than the world’s average

08/08/2018

In all of EU countries Earth Overshoot Day – the date when all of the inhabitants have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year – falls before 1 August, except for Romania.

Serbia: “The court shows a clear intention to release those accused of murdering journalist Ćuruvija"

03/07/2018

Veran Matić, president of the Commission for the Investigation of the Murder of Journalists in Serbia, assessed that the progression of the trial for the murder of journalist Slavko Ćuruvija, which has been ongoing for more than three years, suggests the acquittal of those accused of the murder, which took place in April 1999.