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A call on UK authorities to intervene on behalf of whistleblower Jonathan Taylor, stuck in Croatia - Article

This letter was sent electronically to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State, Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP

Call for whistleblower Jonathan Taylor to be protected - Article

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners, media protection, human rights, transparency and whistleblowing support organisations, alongside international jurists call on Monaco to immediately withdraw the arrest warrant that led to SBM Offshore whistleblower Jonathan Taylor being arrested in Dubrovnik airport

The new EU Directive on whistleblower protection - Legal Resources

An analysis of EU Directive 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law

Robust whistleblower protection is a crucial challenge for European democracy - Reports

The European Commission published on April 23, 2018, a proposal for a Directive "on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law". Quentin Van Enis, a legal expert specialised in media, analyses for the EFJ the draft directive from the journalists’ perspective

Corruption in the EU: Guarantees for Whistleblowers Key to Fight Back - Reports

Corruption remains a widespread issue in Europe, but the absence of adequate protection for whistleblowers limits the willingness of citizens to report corruption cases to competent authorities

The Panama and Paradise Papers: The Rise of a Global Fourth Estate - Academic Sources

This article connects recent large-scale projects by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), such as the Panama and Paradise Papers revelations, to ongoing theoretical discussions about emergent forms of journalism

Whistleblowers: looking for European protection - Article

The second of a series of three thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents.
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Protection of journalistic sources is a basic condition for press freedom - Legal Resources

The new judgment Becker v. Norway by the European Court of Human Rights strengthens the protection of journalistic sources

The Effects of Mass Surveillance on Journalists’ Relations With Confidential Sources - Academic Sources

A qualitative study on the way real or perceived surveillance impacts on the behaviour of journalists and their relationship with sources

Encryption under Threat - Reports

Increasingly, cybersecurity and privacy are undermined in the name of security, for example tackling encryption tools. A report by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs explains why Germany should oppose this trend