Amnistía Internacional se pronuncia sobre bloqueo de cinco sitios web en Rusia

14 December, 2017 / By http://www.diarioconstitucional.cl/ Amnistía Internacional se pronuncia ante la decisión de la Fiscalía rusa de bloquear cinco sitios web del movimiento Rusia Abierta, fundado por el ex preso de conciencia ruso y crítico del Kremlin Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Denis Krivosheev, director adjunto de Amnistía Internacional para Europa y Asia Central, declaró que “las autoridades rusas…

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Mexico Must Redouble Efforts to Protect Journalists

December 6, 2017 / By David Kaye, http://www.scoop.co.nz/ Mexico must take bold steps to address the violence faced by journalists, two human rights experts have stated after a week-long official mission examining freedom of expression in the country. “Violence against journalists has been a crisis for Mexico for more than a decade, and yet, despite the Government’s…

Media freedom in Montenegro: a survey of publications

21 September, 2017 / By rcmediafreedom The media sector in Montenegro is characterised by strong political polarisation. The few examples of non-aligned investigative journalism are subject to both direct and indirect pressure by the financial and political powers in the form of legal actions and, in the worst cases, of physical attacks to reporters and their property. The…

¿Y la libertad de expresión?

August 27, 2017/ By El Universal La libertad de expresión es un derecho universal del cual todos gozamos y que incluye el derecho a mantener una opinión sin interferencia, así como la libertad para buscar, recibir y difundir información e ideas mediante cualquier medio de comunicación, tal como lo establece la Declaración Universal de los…

EU issues statement in support of media freedom in Myanmar

4 July, 2017 / By Mizzima. News from Myanmar he European Union Delegation has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Myanmar. ‘In recent months, there have been a worrying number of cases of journalists and media representatives being arrested or prosecuted in connection to their work in Myanmar.…

Georgia: Media Freedom at Risk

March 7, 2017/ By HRW (Tbilisi) – An ownership dispute over Georgia’s most-watched television broadcaster, Rustavi 2, has sparked serious concerns about potential government interference with both media and the judiciary, Human Rights Watch said today. Rustavi 2’s current leadership, the political opposition, and many independent groups see a lawsuit by a former owner seeking…

PM Kvirikashvili Mulls Media Ombudsman’s Office

March 6, 2017/ By Civil Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili proposed establishment of the Media Ombudsman’s Office tasked to monitor the country’s media environment and its development. Commenting the decision of the European Court of Human Rights to suspend the enforcement of the Supreme Court’s March 2 decision, which reinstated the ownership rights of Rustavi…

Media in Croatia: a cause for alarm

11 May, 2016 / By Giovanni Vale Following a five day mission in Zagreb, the Human Rights Commissioner of the Council of Europe, Nils Muižnieks, provides an account on the situation of media freedom in the country. Interview Commissioner, are you worried about the current situation in Croatia with regards to freedom of the press?…