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Letter: Changes to Slovak anti-subversion law do not do enough to protect journalists

H. E. Vladimir Meciar Prime Minister Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic Bratislava Slovakia Vienna, 17 December 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 90 countries, is most concerned about the approval by Slovakia’s parliament […]

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Letter: Head of Slovak intelligence services threatens media

H. E. Vladimir Meciar Prime Minister Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic Bratislava Slovakia Vienna, 24 May 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), is most concerned about threatening statements directed against the Slovak media by the head of Slovakia’s intelligence service (SIS), Ivan Lexa. We are informed that in a report […]

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Letter: Slovak anti-subversion laws threaten press freedom

H. E. Vladimir Meciar Prime Minister Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic Bratislava Slovakia Vienna, 10 April 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), is most concerned about the recent passing of new anti-subversion legislation by Slovakia’s parliament. The amendments to the penal code, rammed through parliament by Your Excellency’s coalition government […]

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