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IJ4EU: When the state fails abused children

Every now and then cases of child abuse make the news. While the publicity lasts, these stories horrify and disturb people. But these cases often fall into oblivion, even after a week. The Manifold, a team of five journalists from Greece and Cyprus, wanted to find out what happens to children when the scandal around […]

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Despite Danish repeal, blasphemy laws still common in Europe

In voting last month to repeal their country’s centuries-old blasphemy law, Danish lawmakers joined a growing trend in Europe toward securing free speech on matters related to religion. A comprehensive IPI study on criminal defamation and insult laws published in March by the Representative on Freedom of the Media of the Organization for Security and […]

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Study: criminal defamation unduly limits media freedom

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today released a comparative study “Defamation and Insult Laws in the OSCE Region” finding that criminal law remains an instrument to excessively limit media freedom. Commissioned by the representative and conducted by International Press Institute (IPI) Director of Press […]

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Κυκλοφορία εγχειριδίου περί υπεράσπισης σε υποθέσεις δυσφήμησης σε τέσσερις νέες γλώσσες

Το Διεθνές Ινστιτούτο Τύπου (IPI) και η Πρωτοβουλία Νόμιμης Υπεράσπισης των ΜΜΕ (MLDI) σήμερα ανακοίνωσαν τη δημοσίευση του εγχειριδίου αναφοράς τους για τις νομοθεσίες περί δυσφήμησης στην Ευρώπη σε τέσσερις νέες γλώσσες.

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