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MFRR condemns the escalating judicial harassment of Can Dündar by Turkey - Article

The journalist Can Dündar, who lives in exile in Germany, is the victim of a judicial harassment that has to be stopped. The latest threat concerns all his properties if he doesn't go back to Turkey

Report It: an invitation to report violations and attacks to journalists - Article

The monitoring activity of the partners of Media Freedom Rapid Response is open to the contribution of anyone who is aware of attacks and violations. Please, take part and ReportIt!

Invitation to participate in our online survey - Article

The safety of journalists is at risk in too many countries, and protection systems are facing new challenges. OBCT invites journalists, media outlets and stakeholders to answer to relevant questions in order to outline the problems and the possible solutions. If you have experienced threats and have asked for help, please, access our questionnaires

Slovakia: a sad day for media freedom - Article

For justice to be done, all those who played a role in the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová must be held to account. MFRR partners call for the fight for justice to continue, as alleged masterminds are acquitted

OBCT and other international organisations call on Belarusian authorities to stop their oppression of journalists and media freedom - Article

We call on Belarusian authorities to stop attacking, detaining and demonising journalists and media workers and work towards meaningful protections for media freedom

Romania: Judicial Intimidation Targeting the Romanian Union of Journalists and Daily Newspaper "Libertatea" - Article

Romanian Union of Journalists and daily newspaper Libertatea have been targeted with SLAPP action by rival TV station

Greece: Kurdish journalists detained while documenting arrest - Article

Two Kurdish journalists based in Greece, were arrested and detained for documenting the actions of Greek police

The first MFRR-report documents severe threats to media freedom - Article

During the first four months, the project has seen a wide range of threats against media freedom in Europe. Few countries are spared: two-thirds have had at least one violation of media freedom since the beginning of March. Main reasons were the impact of Covid-19 crisis, police violence and online harassment

Serbia: authorities launched a financial investigation into journalists, media and civil society organisations - Article

Article 19, as part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response, expresses concern for a financial probe launched by Serbian authorities. The investigation could be an abuse of legal mechanism in order to exert pressure on the critical voices 

SLAPP: an analysis by Flutura Kusari and Nik Williams - Article

An op-ed published by openDemocracy about strategic lawsuits that threaten freedom of expression. The two authors, working for ECPMF and for the Media Freedom Rapid Response, remind of the need of a strong action at European level