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Cypriot journalists targeted over leaked emails

alt informationJournalists’ organisations and international bodies have expressed concern over freedom of the press in Cyprus following revelations that police have questioned journalists about leaked emails

Cartoons cut from European Parliament exhibition for “controversial content”

alt informationThe European Parliament is accused of censoring a series of political cartoons from Greece which were due to appear in an upcoming exhibition later this month.

Greece: The dangers of reporting on the refugee crisis

alt informationMapping Media Freedom correspondent Christina Vasilaki looks at the treatment of journalists covering the refugee crisis in Greece

Greece: Move to regulate broadcast market draws objection

alt informationAs the Greek government prepares to open a public consultation on the tender for new broadcast licenses, the country's private TV owners have escalated their criticisms of the plans for the broadcast market.

Media freedom in Northern Cyprus: The Sener Levent case

alt informationTurkish Cypriot daily Afrika reported on 30 August 2015 that the Turkish military forces in Cyprus had accused the paper of being against “the army and the flag"

Cyprus: Police confiscate photos of Greek trans activist

alt informationThe chairman of the NGO that organised the exhibition was charged with exhibiting obscene material in a public space. Christina Vasilaki reports

Macedonian journalists alarmed over government’s attempts to control private media

alt informationIn Macedonia, concerns have been raised over the new round of amendments to the Law on Audio and Audiovisual Media Services (LAAMS). Christina Vasilaki reports

Macedonia: Journalist arrested while covering rally in Skopje

Besim Ibrahimi, intern for the Albanian-language newspaper Lajm, was arrested on Saturday, 5 July during a rally against the jailing of alleged extremist ethnic Albanian Muslims for the "terrorist" murders of ethnic Macedonians.