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Croatia and Italy, the chilling effect of strategic lawsuits

Forced to waste time, energy, and money to defend themselves against lawsuits that are unfounded in almost 90% of cases, journalists in Italy and...

Croatia, a thousand lawsuits against journalists

There are over a thousand ongoing trials against journalists or Croatian media, and the list is not complete. The complaint of the Association of...

President of the Croatia Journalists’ Association threatened with dismissal from national PSB

Western Balkan’s Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety, representing more than 8000 members, strongly condemns the initiation of job contract termination...

Macedonia: Election Commission authorised to fine media for ‘Unbalanced Reporting’

Several amendments to the Electoral Code were passed  by the Macedonian Parliament on 25 July 2018 in a fast-track procedure, as a result of...

Suing and withdrawing accusations: How strongmen pressure journalists by using defamation law

Number of defamation lawsuits against journalists is rising in Bosnia and Herzegovina while many of them get withdrawn. by Elvira M. Jukić, Mediacentar Sarajevo  Politicians in...

Jovo Martinović, when investigative journalism ends up behind bars

In Montenegro - NATO member country and EU candidate - attacks against the press are numerous and a journalist may be imprisoned for his...

Croatia President: “Shaming law should be scrapped”

by Jane Whyatt The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and its partner organisations brought a message of solidarity to Croatian journalist Slavica...
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