Category : Greece

Under cover of Covid, too many people have stopped paying attention

alt informationAuthoritarian leaders are restricting freedom of expression while we battle the pandemic

Appeal on EU leaders before 6th South EU Summit to be held in Malta

alt informationEU leaders from Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain are urged to address the ongoing impunity in the case of assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

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.

Mapping Media Freedom: Five incidents to watch

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries. Here are five recent reports that give us cause for concern.

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

Mapping Media Freedom: Week in review

alt informationEach week, Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

Mapping Media Freedom: Two years of uncovering attacks on Europe’s press

alt informationMapping Media Freedom launched to the public on 24 May 2014. Two years on, the platform has verified over 1,800 media violations

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.

From nudity to “a political tsunami”: artistic freedom debated in Greece

alt information“My job is to make good art,” said Belgian artist Kris Verdonck. “I have no interest in being deliberately offensive or provocative.”

European democracies fail to live up to their own standards on freedom of the press

alt informationFreedom of the press has always been a pretty reliable litmus test for the state of any democracy. However, as Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project shows

Mapping Media Freedom: 2015 was “tumultuous” for media workers

alt informationTo highlight the most pressing concerns for press freedom in Europe, Index's Mapping Media Freedom correspondents discuss the violations the stood out most