Press releases

Albania: Media must not face criminal prosecution for public interest reporting

Media freedom groups raise concern over heavy-handed response   The undersigned media freedom and journalist associations today express our …

SJ: Competent authorities to sanction those responsible for threats to journalist in Serbia

During the night or early morning of September 20, an unknown assailant (or assailants) left two funeral wreaths at …

IJAS: Authorities to sanction attackers on journalists who reported from Saturday gatherings

The Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia (IJAS) welcomes the decision of the Higher Public Prosecutor’s Office to take all …

Platform “Three Freedoms”: Disgraceful decision of the police to ban the EuroPride march

Civil society organizations gathered around the “Three Freedoms” Platform consider the police’s decision to ban the EuroPride march scheduled …

Albania: Press freedom groups call for a fair trial in defamation lawsuit by former top prosecutor against Isa Myzyraj

The undersigned media freedom and freedom of expression organisations and journalist unions and associations are highly concerned by the …

SJ: Verbal and physical attacks on journalists at a protest in Croatia

While reporting from the protest directed against the government of Andrej Plenkovic and the HDZ (The Croatian Democratic Union) …

Three freedoms platform: Anything but the security guarantee of “EuroPride 2022” is a defeat for the state

The “Three Freedoms” platform calls on the competent institutions to clearly and unambiguously guarantee the safe holding of “EuroPride …

IJAS: Institutions to protect Nenad Zivkovic

In the controversial text published on the aforementioned website, Zivkovic was attacked with primitive and street insults and was …

SJ: Threats to a journalist in Croatia for exposing fraud

A young journalist from Zadarski list, Toni Perinic, received threats on August 9, 2022, after investigating a case of …

Serbia: REM’s awarding of TV licences underscores media pluralism and media diversity failure

Serbia’s Regulatory Body for Electronic Media (REM) has recently concluded the process of awarding four national FTA TV licences. …