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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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Freedom of Expression and the Broadcasting media - European Court of Human Rights’ case law

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 European Court of Human Rights’ 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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Audiovisual Media Services Directive

The EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) governs EU-wide coordination of national legislation on all audiovisual media, both traditional TV broadcasts and on-demand services

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Legal analysis of the Law amending 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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European Convention on Human Rights

Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) is devoted to Freedom of expressions and defines the admissible conditions under which this freedom may be restricted

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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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European Charter on the Freedom of the Press

The charter formulates principles for the freedom of the press from government interference - in particular for their right to safety from surveillance, electronic eavesdropping and searches of editorial departments and computers, and to unimpeded access for journalists and citizens to all domestic and foreign sources of information

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European Charter on Fundamental Rights

Article 11 of the European Charter on Fundamental Rights Human Rights is devoted to Freedom of expression and information

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