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Journalists. 10 attacks noted by Ossigeno between november 1st and 17th 2017

Between November 1st and 17th, 2017, the Observatory has verified attacks that restricted press freedom against 10 journalists and other information operators. The 10 names were added to the Table of names of the people who suffered attacks. The full list is available on the Observatory’s website (see more). It contains links that let you

Source: O2 in English – Ossigeno Informazione

The lack of protection for whistleblowers in Croatia

In Croatia, as in other countries in the region, whistleblowers are not sufficiently protected and risk unemployment and social marginalisation. H-Alter's contribution to the whistleblowing dossier

Source: Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - ECPMF News

Safety of journalists. UNESCO encourages monitoring at national level

The General Conference recognizes the need to improve protection in all situations and encourages also Member States to establish national protection mechanisms   The 195 Member States of UNESCO’s General Conference adopted on Saturday (4 november 2017) a Resolution that is expected to bolster the implementation of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety

Source: O2 in English – Ossigeno Informazione

Danish trade secrets bill must protect

By Emil Weber The Danish Union of Journalists (DJ) has criticised a draft law on trade secrets for failing to protect journalists’ sources and whistleblowers. And the European Federation of Journalists is supporting the DJ.  ECPMF media lawyer Flutura Kusari: Photo: Andreas Lamm The law was initiated to comply with a 2016 European Union directive on “the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure”. But the DJ claims the new bill deviates from the “faithful implementation of the text of the EU directive” by omitting several original exemptions. “The bill in its present form does…

Source: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

Minniti, press freedom is democracy’s Oxygen

The Interior Minister said so at the FNSI headquarters where he announced a Coordination Center for Information on Threatened Journalists “Press freedom is democracy’s oxygen. The work of journalists is indispensable”, the Minister of the Interior, Marco Minniti, said at the National Press Federation, after meeting with the trade union’s managers and the Order of

Source: O2 in English – Ossigeno Informazione

Project “Let’s save the face”. In Rebibbia “Medea” on stage

On Monday, November 20, at 3:30 pm, at the Women’s Section of the Rebibbia Penitentiary, the show produced by the laboratory organized within the project of the Provincial Adult Education Centre and Ossigeno, the famous Greek tragedy Medea by Euripides will go on stage at the Female Circle House of Rebibbia. The show – directed

Source: O2 in English – Ossigeno Informazione

BAD NEWS | Friday November 17

The Ossigeno’s review. Last news about attacks and violations of freedom of the press in Italy and other countries and about initiatives to tackle the issue Italy. The most dangerous news from Ossigeno. October 2017 This monthly review of acts of intimidation in Italy is produced by Ossigeno per l’Informazione for the European Center for

Source: O2 in English – Ossigeno Informazione

Italy. The most dangerous news from Ossigeno. October 2017

This monthly review of acts of intimidation in Italy is produced by Ossigeno per l’Informazione for the European Center for Freedom of Information and Press in Leipzig (ECPMF) with the support of the European Union Two conferences in Rome under the patronage of UNESCO and the major national authorities to celebrate the International Day for

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Italy. The most dangerous news from Ossigeno. October 2017

This monthly review of acts of intimidation in Italy is produced by Ossigeno per l’Informazione for the European Center for Freedom of Information and Press in Leipzig (ECPMF) with the support of the European Union Two conferences in Rome under the patronage of UNESCO and the major national authorities to celebrate the International Day for

Source: O2 in English – Ossigeno Informazione

The struggle of Kurdish women in Turkey, between journalism and jineology

"We have always valued hope over victory. Now, however, we are winning some of our battles". An interview with Ceren Karlıdaĝ, journalist, feminist, among the protagonists of the magazine Sujin Gazete.

Source: Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - ECPMF News