2020 ‘unfortunate record year’ for press freedom, call for action from EC President
Press freedom organisation partners forming the Media Freedom Rapid
‘Malta must uphold right to expression and assembly’
The removal of the protest memorial set up for
Press freedom NGOs call on AG to ask Europol for joint investigation team on Caruana Galizia murder
Nine international press freedom organisations have appealed to Attorney
Press freedom organisations ask Venice Commission to review Hungary’s emergency law
International press freedom organisations sent an open letter to
Owen Bonnici refuses to budge as calls for his resignation increase
Civil rights group Repubblika called for Education Minister Owen
Justice Minister’s orders to clear protest memorial ‘a breach of freedom of expression’
The order handed down by former Justice Minister Owen
Who said what on The Shift? The 10 most memorable quotes from 2019
1. “The best way to protect journalists is to
Albanian government passes law putting online media under State control
The Albanian government has passed two laws that will
Muscat’s political interference in murder investigation compared to Saudi Arabia
Sarah Clarke, Head of Europe and Central Asia for
Journalist Ahmet Altan’s re-arrest amounts to ‘psychological torture’
The rearrest of Turkish journalist and writer Ahmet Altan
‘Biased shithole’ remark by Foreign Minister’s assistant noted in UN report
The incident where the Private Secretary of Foreign Minister
‘Maltese journalists need to know the government can and will protect them’
Maltese journalists need to know the authorities and the
Media Freedom Rapporteurs launch joint declaration at London conference
The Media Freedom Rapporteurs of international institutions have come
International Federation of Journalists joins call for public inquiry into journalist’s death
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined a
‘Smear campaigns against journalists on the rise in Europe’
Smear campaigns against journalists coordinated by politicians are on
Indictment and arrest of Wikileaks founder ‘a threat to press freedom’
A United Nations expert on torture who visited Wikileaks
Turkish court drops prison sentence against Paradise Papers journalist
An Appeals Court in Turkey has overturned the prison
‘You can’t kill the messenger because you don’t like the message’ – OSCE
“With the systematic denigration of the press, more and
‘Unite for truth’
Malta is facing a crisis of governance. There has
Grieving Caruana Galizia family forced to litigate for launch of public inquiry
The Maltese government is accused of being in breach
‘Impunity persists,’ son of murdered journalist tells UN Human Rights Council
As the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) began its
UN investigation confirms Khashoggi killed by Saudi officials
An international inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist
‘Unacceptable’ – international criticism of Foreign Minister’s aide
The world’s leading experts on freedom of expression have
‘Where corruption is allowed to flourish, individuals are less safe’ – 90 human rights NGOs to EU
Ninety human rights and anti-corruption organisations from around the
Impunity to ‘threats and violence’ suffered by Daphne Caruana Galizia led to her murder
The threats and violence suffered by Daphne Caruana Galizia
EU diplomats urged to monitor Daphne Caruana Galizia murder investigations
Eight international freedom of expression organisations have urged EU
Global freedom of expression at lowest point since 2000
Freedom of expression is at its lowest point since