Echoing concerns: 3 high profile reports on Malta’s rule of law in 2 days
Three analyses on the rule of law in Malta
Compliance in their words
GRECO (the Group of States against Corruption), the Council
Murder of journalists is avoidable, says EU Commission Vice President Vera Jourova
The murder of journalists is avoidable, Vera Jourova, the
Yorgen Fenech indictment ‘result of painful battle, no guarantee of justice’ – Council of Europe report
Persistent delays and administrative obstacles to the judicial process
ECtHR refers to SLAPPs, says public authorities can’t justify defamation claims against media
In a landmark decision related to a civil defamation
First impressions: the governing party’s raft of electoral promises
In another instalment of The Shift’s 2022 elections series,
Government proposals ‘more concerned with regulating, than enabling media’
The government’s press freedom proposals have “a long way
Roberta Metsola pays tribute to Daphne Caruana Galizia on first visit as EP President
Newly-appointed President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola, on
Government’s press freedom proposals ‘not enough’
The media experts committee appointed by Prime Minister Robert
Defamation law in the hands of ‘malicious parties’ is chilling for journalists – OSCE
The use of criminal and civil lawsuits against journalists
Anti-SLAPP conference: governments must protect media freedom
It is vital that governments protect media freedom, the
What next, SLAPPing MPs?
Let’s start from the first principles: the SLAPP suit
London law firms ‘reputation laundering’ wealthy clients by intimidating journalists
Female journalists are very often the ones fighting against
SLAPPs are misuse of justice systems aimed at intimidation of journalists, EP report says
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation constitute a misuse of
Ambitious timeline for EU anti-SLAPP directive
An ambitious timeline has been set for the introduction
‘When journalism is threatened, democracy is at stake’
As the world marks Press Freedom Day, several organisations,
Impunity, judicial harassment and State-led capture, key concerns in Council of Europe report
The Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection
Maltese academic appointed to European Commission Expert Group Against SLAPP
Maltese law academic Justin Borg-Barthet, whose research has been
Countries in which journalists have been murdered should ‘do more’ to protect the press – Jourova
Countries that have experienced cases of murdered journalists should
‘Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia must be secured’ – European Commission President
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has again
2020: A year of investigations despite a pandemic
Despite the circumstances brought about by the pandemic, The
Journalists are receiving legal threats at an ‘alarming’ rate – report
The UK is “by far” the most frequent country
EXHIBITION: The cage and the bird that did not stop singing
Bright shades of red and yellow are usually inseparable
‘I did everything in my power’ – Owen Bonnici tells public inquiry
Owen Bonnici, the Minister who shot down a Private
Maltese law academic publishes paper for ‘urgent’ reform of EU defamation law
Maltese law academic Justin Borg-Barthet on Tuesday published an
Study highlights lawsuits targeting media in Malta as ‘problematic practice’ in Europe
SLAPP threats in Malta are highlighted as one of
Council of Europe issues alert on SLAPP threat against Malta media
The Council of Europe’s platform for the protection of
Mapping Media Freedom registers threat by Turab Musayev on media
The threat by Azerbaijani – British national Turab Musayev
‘Courageous investigative journalism must be protected’ – RSF
Reporters without Borders (RSF) Director of International Campaigns, Rebecca

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