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IPI welcomes EC judgement against criminal libel

The International Press Institute today welcomed the fact that the European Court of Human Rights held unanimously that Romania had violated Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention of Human Rights when it found a journalist guilty of criminal libel and sentenced him to 3 months’ imprisonment (suspended). The case concerned a Romanian […]

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Letter: IPI deeply concerned for Romanian producer’s safety

H. E. Victor Ciorbea Prime Minister of Romania Bucharest Romania Vienna, 13 January 1998 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives represented in over 100 countries, is deeply concerned about the safety of Michael Fodor (professional name: Michael Freeman), a Romanian freelance cameraman/producer working in Bucharest. According […]

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Letter: Amendments to Romanian penal code compromise freedom of the press

His Excellency Mr. Ion Iliescu President of Romania Office of the President Bucharest Romania Vienna, 31 January 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), representing publishers, editors-in-chief and leading journalists from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 89 countries, is deeply concerned about proposed amendments to the Romanian penal code that are […]

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