How the free press worldwide is under threat

- Extract from the article by  Gill Phillips, published on The Guardian on 28 May 2020. Read it in entire here [...] Attacks on journalists around the world take many…

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Letter to Commissioner Jourová on SLAPP lawsuits

European Civic Forum and other 26 organisations wrote to Vice-President of the European Commission Věra Jourová in regards to the EU legislation to deter Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs).…

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SPAIN: Charges for sedition and pre-trial detention against Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez are excessive (UPDATED)

UPDATE - 11 November 2019: The International Trial Watch, a platform bringing together lawyers from several countries to observe the Catalan Trial, published the assessment of the sentence: https://internationaltrialwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/POSICIONAMIENTO_SENTENCIA_12112019-ingles-carta.pdf. The…

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BULGARIA: Party in the governing coalition threatens de-registration of Bulgarian Helsinki Committee – civil society denounces the attack

UPDATE - 4 October 2019: The European Civic Forum joins other organisations from all across Europe to condemn the attack against the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee: **** (Civic Solidarity - 1…

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