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The British House of Lords has slammed the recent "right to be forgotten" ruling by the court of justice of the European Union, deeming it "unworkable" and "wrong in principle".
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Media freedom has always been on European Union's agenda. With funding from the EU, four organisations, including Index on Censorship, will tackle problems currently facing journalists and media personnel across Europe. Alice Kirkland reports
You can find support for the public’s right to access official information in the strangest places. Like a private EU policy paper draft. As leaked to and published by the whistle-blowers’ website Wikileaks. Rohan Jayasekara writes
New guidelines were released this week by the European Union Foreign Affairs Council specifically focusing on freedom of expression online and offline. Alice Kirkland reports
Index hosts a Google Hangout with New York-based Guardian Digital journalist James Ball, and LA Times London correspondent, Henry Chu
At least 26 journalists were injured during the clashes between the police and protesters in Kiev, Andrei Aliaksandrau writes
Legislation passed today seriously restricts freedom of expression and assembly, in a move the country's civil society calls “a constitutional coup d’état”, Andrei Aliaksandrau writes
Many EU member states have failed to adequately protect freedom of information, and there are hate speech laws within the EU that do not allow enough protection for free expression
Following the arrest of a journalist on espionage charges, the heads of Macedonia's journalist association and trade union explain the decline of the country's media freedom
Index decided it would be best to deliver our #DontSpyOnMe petition to EU leaders the old fashioned way...