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Rising Attacks on the Press: A Global Scourge (Geneva, March 19)

Around the world press freedom is under serious threat. In recent months, the brutal murders of Jamal Khashoggi, Ahmed Hussein-Suale in Ghana and Rafael Murúa Manríquez in Mexico, among others, show the trend of growing violence against the press. Nine journalists have been killed in the first five weeks of 2019 alone. As many as […]

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Slovakia: One Year after Kuciak Murder (Vienna, Feb 20)

The killing of Slovak investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and fiancée Martina Kušnírová on February 21, 2018, sparked the largest protests in Slovakia since the Velvet Revolution. One year later, the crime remains unsolved. What is the current status of the murder investigation? How has Slovakia changed since the killing? Which direction is press freedom in […]

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Report Launch: Democracy at Risk (Strasbourg, Feb. 12)

Press freedom is more fragile than ever. Across Europe, journalists are intimidated and attacked. Murders of journalists go unpunished. Freedom of media, a cornerstone of democracy, is under threat. On February 12, representatives of the 12 partner organizations to the Council of Europe Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists will […]

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UNCOVERED – Investigative Journalism for Europe (Berlin, Jan 31-Feb 1, 2019)

Imagine a world without investigative journalism. Where would we stand today without the Watergate investigation, the Pentagon Papers, the Afghan War Diaries, the Panama Papers – and all other stories that hold those in power to account? Democracies need journalists who uncover the news that others would prefer to be kept secret. The International Press […]

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