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Journalism is not a crime – Turkey must release detained VICE journalists

Journalism is not a crime – Turkey must release detained VICE journalists

Index on Censorship calls on Turkey to release the four VICE journalists currently detained in Turkey.

Dunja Mijatović: Online threats of killing, rape and violence everyday reality for too many female journalists

Dunja Mijatović: Online threats of killing, rape and violence everyday reality for too many female journalists

No job comes without sacrifices, but how many downgrading comments, criticism or even threats can one person take before it becomes too much?

Azerbaijan: Journalist Rasim Aliyev murdered as human rights crackdown continues

Azerbaijan: Journalist Rasim Aliyev murdered as human rights crackdown continues

Index on Censorship condemns the murder of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev

International press freedom organisations call on Burundi authorities to investigate attacks on journalists and human rights defenders

International press freedom organisations call on Burundi authorities to investigate attacks on journalists and human rights defenders

Press freedom, media development and human rights organisations denounce the continued attacks on and threats to journalists, media workers and human rights defenders in Burundi

The people investigating Serbia’s unsolved journalist murders

The people investigating Serbia’s unsolved journalist murders

Serbia's unique Commission for Investigating Killings of Journalists has come a long way. But founder and chairman, journalist Veran Matic, is paying a high price for justice: he lives under 24/7 police protection

Greece: Can reborn ERT deliver on the promise of a truly public broadcaster?

Greece: Can reborn ERT deliver on the promise of a truly public broadcaster?

On June, 11 2015 the Greek public TV went back to its old name “ERT”, exactly two years after its abrupt closure by the previous conservative-led government.

Russia: Two years without justice for murdered journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev

Russia: Two years without justice for murdered journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev

Index on Censorship and 27 other organisations call for the investigation into his case to be urgently raised to the federal level

Hungary: Government cracks down on freedom of information

Hungary: Government cracks down on freedom of information

Bill granting Hungarian authorities new powers to withhold information believed to be a response to recent use of freedom of information requests to expose wasteful government spending

Malaysia: Sedition case against cartoonist Zunar adjourned

Malaysia: Sedition case against cartoonist Zunar adjourned

Index calls on Malaysia to immediately drop all charges against Zunar and respect free expression

Handbook on laws protecting free expression launched

Handbook on laws protecting free expression launched

The handbook aims to provide journalists and bloggers worldwide with guidance on the international legal framework protecting their rights to freedom of expression

Azerbaijan: Independent newspaper Azadliq faces imminent closure

Azerbaijan: Independent newspaper Azadliq faces imminent closure

The Index award-winning paper is widely recognised as one of the last remaining independent news outlets operating inside the country

Poland: Journalist Lukasz Masiak fatally beaten

Poland: Journalist Lukasz Masiak fatally beaten

Lukasz Masiak, who had been subject to numerous threats believed to be connected to his work, died of traumatic brain injury after being assaulted in the Polish town of Mlawa

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