by Lutz Kinkel
today is a special day, a symbolic day – in the middle of the elections for a new European Parliament (#Ivote4PressFreedom!), we celebrate the tenth anniversary of a document that is the ECPMF's guiding star: the European Charter on Freedom of the Press.
48 leading journalists from all over Europe adopted and signed the document on 25 May 2009. Two weeks later Uli Jörges, initiator of the Charter, handed it over to EU-Commissioner Vivianne Reding. By now, the Charter is translated in several European languages. You can read the full story and see some pictures of the decisive…