European Parliament condemns Tunisia’s crackdown on press freedom, calls for journalist’s release
RSF hails the European Parliament’s approval of an emergency resolution condemning the increase in press freedom violations in Tunisia, thereby putting pressure on the European Commission to adopt sanctions against the Tunisian authorities.Read the rest
RSF condemns gag-lawsuits in Spain and urges the government to provide a protective legislation for media
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Spain to adopt measures recommended by the European Commission to fight against Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (or SLAPPs) to curb abusive use of such “gag-lawsuits”.
After an increase in attacks on journalists in Kosovo, police and international forces asked to provide better protection
RSF calls on the police and international security forces in Kosovo to provide journalists with better protection and to safeguard the right to information in the north of the country, where journalist are increasingly targeted.
RSF urges democracies to increase pressure on China for the release of Swedish publisher kidnapped 7 years ago
RSF calls on democracies to increase pressure to obtain the release of Swedish publisher Gui Minhai, kidnapped 7 years ago in Thailand and later sentenced by the Chinese regime to ten years in prison.
Proposed European Media Freedom Act adopts the approach of the New Deal for Journalism
The proposed European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) that was unveiled today represents an important step forward for media freedom and for the preservation of democracy and the rule of law throughout the European Union.
Hanoi court upholds Vietnamese journalist’s nine-year jail sentence
Pham Doan Trang refused to plead guilty to “anti-state propaganda.” RSF calls on Vietnam’s commercial partners to use their trade agreements with Hanoi to press for the release of this journalist, who was awarded the RSF Press Freedom Prize in 2019.
Abusive lawsuits against journalists amid political tension in Greece
RSF is concerned for Greek journalists in the wake of the abusive lawsuits that the Greek prime minister’s nephew brought against two media outlets amid tension resulting from the EYP's admission that it spied on journalists and opposition politicians.