NORTHERN IRELAND: The coalition for Women in Journalism calls upon the Irish authorities to investigate the threats to Patricia Devlin, and bring the perpetrators to justice.

- Petition, originally published by the Coalition for Women in Journalism on 16 February 2021, acessible here. February 16, 2021 - Award-winning crime journalist Patricia Devlin is subjected to death…

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POLAND: Media protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism
Banner "Free media - free people" in Warsaw on December 17, 2016. Protest organized by KOD (Committee for the Defence of Democracy) against the government's plan to restrict the work of journalists in the country's parliament building from January 1, 2017. Participants blocked a road to the Sejm (the lower chamber of the Polish parliament). (Photo by Maciej Luczniewski/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

POLAND: Media protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism

- Analysis by OKO press, published on 11 February 2021 on Rule of Law, accessible here. Media in Poland protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many…

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POLAND: Leader of Poland’s abortion protests charged with “insulting police” and “causing epidemic threat”

- Analysis done by Notes From Poland, published on 10 February 2021, accessible here. The leader of mass protests in Poland against a near-total abortion ban has been charged with…

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AUSTRIA: Anti-terrorism draft law not in line with human rights standards
A two-headed eagle with the Austrian and European Union flags in behind - Vienna, Austria, 2013

AUSTRIA: Anti-terrorism draft law not in line with human rights standards

- Analysis by ECNL, published on 2 February and accessible here In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attack that hit Vienna in November 2020, the Ministry of Interior submitted…

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HUNGARY: Political Capital fights back against brutal disinformation attack from government-controlled media
Budapest Beacon https://budapestbeacon.com/hungarian-government-to-further-weaken-independent-media-outlets/

HUNGARY: Political Capital fights back against brutal disinformation attack from government-controlled media

(Political Capital, 5 January 2021) Péter Krekó was interviewed by Politico about the challenges of anti-vaccination attitudes in Hungary late last year. Maintaining a distinctly pro-vaccination tone, Krekó analyzed the risk…

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