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Germany: Press Freedom does not take precedence over relations with Ukraine and Russia

On 8 December 2015, the 6th Senate of the Higher Administrative Court of Berlin-Brandenburg decided that the Federal Government is not obliged to give information to a representative of the press on a report of the German ambassador in Ukraine

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ECtHR: Right to information according to Art.10 ECHR- Press or anybody

The ECtHR rejected on 6 January 2015 a German’s appeal and ruled that public authorities do not necessarily infringe Art. 10 of the Convention by refusing to give information (application no. 70287/11)

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Freedom of Expression and the Broadcasting Media

A selection of the ECHR case law in the field of the audio-visual broadcasting

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A Review of the European Court’s Freedom of Expression Cases in 2013

A review of the ECHR 2013 case-law on freedom of expression, media and journalistic freedoms

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Freedom of Expression and Information - 2014 ECHR and CJEU Case Law

A review of the European Court of Human Rights and European Court of Justice 2014 case-law on freedom of expression, media and journalistic freedoms

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Reform of the Republic of Armenia Law on Television and Radio

This report analyses the Law on Making Amendments and Supplements to the Republic of Armenia Law on Television and Radio of December 2015, implemented to prepare for the country's digital switchover

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Positive obligations on member States under Article 10 to protect journalists and prevent impunity

This research report by Council of Europe/European Court of Human Rights explains the principles of positive obligations on states implied by article 10 of ECHR, focusing on the obligation to protect journalists and prevent impunity

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Press freedom in the EU: Legal framework and challenges

The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) provides with this short briefing, an effective contextualization of the legal framework and the challenges for Press freedom in the EU

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