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SEEMO concerned at criminal charges against journalists in Albania

In January 2012, Albania’s prime minister, Sali Berisha, declared that his administration would decriminalise slander and on Feb. 17 and Mar. 1, 2012 two sets of reforms, both to the civil and penal code, were voted on in the parliament. However, in February 2012 the Director for Public Relations at the Council of Ministers, Gjovalin […]

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SEEMO seeks nominees for Busek Award

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), calls for nominations for the  2012 Dr. Erhard Busek – SEEMO Award for Better Understanding in South, Eastern and Central Europe. Eligible nominees include journalists, editors, media executives, media experts, writers or journalism trainers in South East Europe who have […]

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SEEMO invites submission of entries for Human Rights Photo Award

As part of the BETA Photograph of the Year competition, the Vienna-based South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), calls for the submission of entries for its 2012 SEEMO Human Rights Photo Award. All professional photojournalists working and taking photographs in South East and Central Europe are […]

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SEEMO welcomes Albania defamation reform

The Vienna-based South East Europe media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), welcomes amendments to the defamation law in Albania. Two sets of reforms, both to the civil and penal code, were voted in on Feb. 17 and Mar. 1, 2012. The penal code amendments included the full repeal of four […]

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