HUNGARY: State media censors Amnesty and HRW

(Amnesty Hungary - 29 November 2019) Reacting to a November 29 news report by Hungarian daily Nepszava that MTVA, the Hungarian government-controlled news agency, in internal communication earlier this month, ordered…

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ESTONIA: Right-wing coalition members threaten media independence and freedom of expression

(European Civic Forum for Civicus Monitor) Eestis juba ei sobi avalikult öelda, et rassistid on valitsuses. Välismeediat tsiteerides veel tohib. https://t.co/bWlhXchkmj — Vilja Kiisler (@ViljaKiisler) May 12, 2019 On 3rd…

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FRANCE: Worrying number of arrests among journalists covering protests
Anti-riot policemen arrest a man with TV written on his helmet identified as independent journalist Gaspard Glanz at the Place de la Republique during an anti-government demonstration called by the 'Yellow Vests' (gilets jaunes) movement for the 23rd consecutive Saturday, on April 20, 2019 in Paris. (Photo by Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP)

FRANCE: Worrying number of arrests among journalists covering protests

On Saturday 20 April, during Act 23 of the Gilets Jaunes protests, photo-journalist Gaspard Glanz was arrested in Paris for “participation in a group aiming to commit violence or damages”…

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