Azerbaijan and Tajikistan block renewal of OSCE media freedom representative
Harlem Désir, an influential figure who has worked fearlessly
Keeping up appearances: new roles for familiar faces
Every time the Maltese government seemingly takes a step
A young lawyer you have never heard of and why he’s the news
A young student stood up during a heated political
Outrage at ‘authoritarian’ Hungary after parliament endorses Emergency Bill
The Hungarian Parliament’s approval of a controversial emergency bill
Imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist who exposed corruption released early
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)
Calls for Assange’s freedom increase as extradition hearing starts in London
The international pressure by NGOs on the British government
Tributes and remembrance ceremonies on two-year mark of Jan Kuciak murder
Tributes were paid and ceremonies of remembrance were held
‘Alarming restrictions on journalists’
Reporters Without Borders condemned Downing Street’s attempt to ban
Defamation law abuse remains a problem for journalists – Harlem Désir
Defamation law abuse and severe online harassment are two
Anti-corruption protest held in Valletta
Hundreds of people stood outside Parliament to send a
EXCLUSIVE: Mizzi’s nomination ‘incomprehensible and disturbing’ – OSCE
Robert Abela’s nomination of former minister Konrad Mizzi to
UPDATED: Prime Minister stalls on Mizzi amid calls for people to return to the streets
Updated to include statement by Repubblika. After civil society
Who said what on The Shift? The 10 most memorable quotes from 2019
1. “The best way to protect journalists is to
Looking back at a year of press freedom attacks in Malta
2019 has been another year of attacks against press
Albanian government passes law putting online media under State control
The Albanian government has passed two laws that will
Journalist Ahmet Altan’s re-arrest amounts to ‘psychological torture’
The rearrest of Turkish journalist and writer Ahmet Altan
Citizens fill Republic Street calling for justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia
The EU cannot be a dangerous place for those
Justice delayed: Report stresses need for concrete action on journalist’s death
The crucial need for a truly independent and impartial
‘There can be no mercy for those who killed Daphne’ – Harlem Désir
There can be no mercy for those responsible for
Human Rights Commissioner calls for action to counter attacks against press
Dunja Mijatović, the Commissioner for Human Rights at the
Public inquiry must be ‘fully independent’ and ‘impartial beyond question’
Updated to include the Caruana Galizia family’s reply to
Media Freedom Rapporteurs launch joint declaration at London conference
The Media Freedom Rapporteurs of international institutions have come
Opposition to forced registration of online portals in Albania
The Albanian government has presented a draft law that
OSCE report notes press freedom issues in Malta
“Journalists are targets but it is freedom of opinion
OSCE chief expresses concern over new charges against journalist
Erol Onderoglu has been charged with “terrorist propaganda” in
‘You can’t kill the messenger because you don’t like the message’ – OSCE
“With the systematic denigration of the press, more and
OSCE Media Freedom Representative welcomes judgment for press freedom
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media has
OSCE support for Times of Malta’s refusal to disclose sources
The Times of Malta’s refusal to disclose its source
Call for protection for murdered Bulgarian journalist’s colleagues
International organisations are calling for a full investigation into