Showing posts with label journalists. Show all posts
Showing posts with label journalists. Show all posts

Friday, January 12, 2018

Juncker says no progress on EU ties with Turkey while journalists remain jailed

Turkey journalists remain jailed
There will be no progress in diplomatic relations between the EU and Turkey as long as the latter holds journalists in prison, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Outrage after Duterte justifies Philippine journalists’ murders

Media groups expressed outrage June 1 at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders in a nation already one of the world’s most dangerous for reporters...

Thursday, April 28, 2016

EU in fight against Roma stereotypes

In order to battle pervasive stereotypes against the Roma community, the European Commission organized a seminar titled "For Roma With Roma" in Strasbourg on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Joe Biden: Turkey Not Setting Right Example on Freedom of Expression

US Vice President Joe Biden on Friday strongly criticized Turkey for failing to set the right "example" on freedom of expression, following the imprisonment of journalists and investigation of academics who criticized government policy.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Almost 800 Journalists Fired, 156 Detained in Turkey in 2015

Deputy leader of Turkey's opposition Republican People’s Party, Sezgin Tanrikulu, stated that At least 774 journalists were fired and 156 were detained in Turkey.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Greece denies it faces Schengen suspension over migrants

Greece's top migration official on Wednesday denied suggestions that its place in the EU's passport-free Schengen zone is in jeopardy because of failings in its handling of the migrant crisis.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Cycle of impunity must end, Ban declares on International Day, honouring journalists killed in line of duty

UN, 2 November 2015 – Marking the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is honouring journalists and media workers who were killed in the line of duty for merely 'reporting the truth' and is underscoring the importance of protecting their rights and ensuring they can report freely.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Press freedom 'at risk' in EU, NGO warns

Press freedom is at risk in some EU member states which have criminal defamation laws or practice mass surveillance, according to a journalist NGO.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Kicking journalist fired by TV station

It's now been confirmed the Hungarian camerawoman caught on video tripping refugees earlier this week near the border with Serbia has been sacked.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.