GREECE: Protest to remember police shooting of teeneger turns violent

(Liberties on CIVICUS Monitor) On 6th and 7th December 2018 more than 100 people were detained in Athens and in Thessaloniki according to the authorities, following violent protests started by some of the protesters mobilised to commemorate…

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ESTONIA: EKRE anti-migration pact rally gets out of hand

(European Civic Forum on CIVICUS Monitor) Protestors manhandled a rival politician during the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) rally which was mobilised to protest against the United Nation’s Global Compact for Safe,…

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GREECE: three journalists assaulted by far-right demonstrators
Protesters take part in a demonstration near the Greek Parliament against the agreement with Skopje to rename neighbouring country Macedonia as the Republic of North Macedonia, on January 20, 2019 in Athens. - The proposal faces resistance in Greece because of what critics see as the implied claims to Greek land and cultural heritage. For most Greeks, Macedonia is the name of their history-rich northern province made famous by Alexander the Great's conquests. (Photo by LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP)

GREECE: three journalists assaulted by far-right demonstrators

(The European Federation of Journalists) On 20 January 2019, German journalist Thomas Jacobi, Greek photojournalist Kostis Ntantamis, as well as a cameraman for the public broadcaster ERT, have been attacked by members…

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FRANCE: Any silence justifies the lynching’: Media watchdog condemns ‘yellow vest’ attacks on journalists
A demonstrator holds a placard reading "Medias equal State propaganda", during an anti-government demonstration called by the Yellow Vest "Gilets Jaunes" movement, on January 12, 2019, in Paris. - France braced for a fresh round of "yellow vest" protests across the country on with the authorities vowing zero tolerance for violence after weekly scenes of rioting and vandalism in Paris and other cities over the past two months. (Photo by ludovic MARIN / AFP)

FRANCE: Any silence justifies the lynching’: Media watchdog condemns ‘yellow vest’ attacks on journalists

(The Local) Reporters Without Borders on Sunday called on those who speak for France's "yellow vest" protesters to condemn numerous attacks and threats against journalists across the country during the…

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