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SEEMO notes alarming developments across region

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), today expressed alarm at a number of recent media-related developments across southern and eastern Europe. Pointing to reports from Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Moldova and Greece, SEEMO Secretary General Oliver Vujovic urged authorities across the region to do more to create […]

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SEEMO urges Romania to reject criminal libel

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), today urged Romania’s president to follow through on his pledge to reject legislation that would criminalise libel and insult. President Traian Basescu reportedly pledged not to sign a package that would add libel and insult back to the country’s criminal […]

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Blog: SEEMO calls on politicians to abstain from accusing and insulting journalists

More than two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many top politicians and party leaders in South East Europe are still struggling to live with criticism. Instead, they continue to publicly accuse journalists of undermining national interests, treason, mafia ties, conspiracies etc. The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of […]

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Romanian journalist attacked

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), today condemned the May 16 attack on Romanian journalist Dan Bucura and said it hopes that the perpetrators will soon be brought to justice. Bucura, an investigative reporter with Realitatea TV and former editor-in-chief of the Bucharest-based daily Puterea, […]

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