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Belarus: leaders of journalists’ organisations in Europe call on heads of governments to take action - Article

Leaders of 50 journalists’ unions and associations in 34 European countries today called on their governments to intensify pressure and take action in the face of constant violations of human rights and press freedom in Belarus. In a joint letter, they urge their head of government to demand from the Belarusian authorities the immediate release of the 12 imprisoned journalists and the withdrawal of administrative and criminal proceedings against Belarusian journalists

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

Freedom and the Media: a Downward Spiral - Reports

The Freedom in the World report shows that free press is declining around the world and that this threatens the status of democracy. Freedom of the Media is under attack not only in historically Not Free countries, but also in some of the most influential Free democracies in the world

DRI - Disinformation Resilience in Central and Eastern Europe - Reports

An extensive research aimed at assessing national vulnerabilities and preparedness to adequately react to foreign-led disinformation in Central and Eastern Europe

Stories on corruption: a call for proposals - Opportunities

The Open Media Hub promotes a Call for Expression of Interest for production support to video-journalists from the Eastern Partnership countries

Perspektivy: Cross-Border Journalism programme - Opportunities

Research funding programme for Russian-speaking journalists and bloggers from Russia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Baltics or the Caucasus

Moldova's Media at Crossroads 2017 - Opportunities

Researchers and scholars based in Moldova, in the Baltic or the Eastern Partnership regions are invited to submit brief proposals on media pluralism, media literacy and information resilience in Moldova by August 31st 

Arrest of media professionals quadruples in first quarter 2017 - Reports

As shown by reports submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform in the first quarter of 2017, media professionals were arrested at an alarming rate, with more than a fourfold increase over the fourth quarter of 2016

Censorship in Belarus - Wikipedia Item

The Wikipedia article Censorship in Belarus has been expanded and updated with information on censorship and self-censorship . This is part of the series on "Censorship and self-censorship in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items