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Garnishee orders: Media freedom is a fundamental right but EU 'has no power to intervene' (Malta Independent)
15 Mar 2017
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

“Media freedom and pluralism are fundamental rights enshrined in Article 11 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. However, the EU has no general powers to intervene with Member States in the area of fundamental rights” European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip said when replying to a question by Maltese MEP David Casa regarding the garnishee orders imposed against journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Read the full article

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