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Will Inter TV go off the air?

Is Ukraine rescinding the Inter Channel broadcasting license? On the 28th of May the Ukrainian Broadcasting Council had to take a decision. Inter is accused of “destructive behavior” by prominent members of Parliament and of not being patriotic enough. 189 more words

Freedom Of Expression

'Judiciary can make positive contribution to press freedom', says Dr Fidelis Kanyongolo

“In the defamation laws of most countries, a court will not find a person or organisation that is sued for defamation liable if he, she or it proves that the alleged defamation was true in fact.” 2,516 more words

Media Alert

Dunja Mijatovic (OSCE): Western Balkans still has not overcome the legacy of the previous system - control over media

European Western Balkans presents you a short interview with Ms Dunja Mijatović (@OSCE_RFoM), OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media. She is an expert on media law and media regulation. 666 more words

Serbia

Azeri President should release seven jailed journalists

In a letter sent today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) call on Azerbaijan President, Ilham Aliyev, to release all seven journalists who are currently behind bars. 553 more words

Human Rights

Moroccan authorities persecute journalist Ali Lmrabet

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the way the Moroccan authorities continue to persecute Ali Lmrabet, a satirical newspaper editor who wants to resume publishing newspapers in Morocco now that his ten-year ban on working as journalist has expired. 459 more words

Human Rights

Sri Lanka: The long road home for the exiled

First published at https://samsn.ifj.org/sri-lanka-the-long-road-home-for-the-exiled/ on 13th May 2015

On April 30, 2015, three Sri Lankan journalists and human rights defenders (HRDs) Shantha, Jayampathi and Kumuduni returned home after several years in exile in Nepal and short periods in India and the Maldives… 1,774 more words

Human Rights

The women challenging Bosnia’s divided media

At first glance it’s easy to mistake Bosnia and Herzegovina’s media landscape as one of promise. With a constitution that guarantees freedom of the press, a large number of media outlets, and a financially independent regulatory body, the small Balkan country performs relatively well by Southeast European standards. 950 more words

Freedom Of Expression