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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BULGARIA: Citizen Participation Forum, the Bulgarian coalition strengthening support for the work of civil organizations.

(Civitates) “If the media repeats negative messages about Bulgarian NGOs time after time, people start to believe them.”- Iva Taralezhkova, Board Chair of the Citizen Participation Forum For several years now,…

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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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UNITED KINGDOM: Fracking protestors jail sentence overturned on appeal

(European Civic Forum on CIVICUS Monitor) https://twitter.com/policemonitor/status/1052666411795931136 On 17th October 2018, three anti-fracking protesters, Richard Roberts, Simon Roscoe and Rich Loizou, were released from custody, having earlier been sentenced to…

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