From blueprint to footprint: Safeguarding media freedom and pluralism through the European Rule of Law Mechanism Joint civil society organisation recommendations

The launch of the European Rule of Law Mechanism in July 2019 marks the renewed 1 opportunity for the European Union (EU) to uphold democracy and overcome the limits of the Article 7 procedure. Among the proposed actions, the announcement by the European Commission Vice President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová of a dedicated chapter to media freedom and pluralism in the Annual Rule of Law Report was strongly welcomed by press freedom and journalists’ organisations. It is not only the acknowledgment that independent journalism and access to pluralistic information are one of the pillars of democracy, but also a key step in addressing the worrying state of media freedom and pluralism in the EU. ...

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Reporters Without Borders and ActiveWatch condemn the aggression of PSD Cluj president against journalists

Reporters without Borders and ActiveWatch support the Cluj Press Professionals Association who requested the PSD president, Viorica Dăncilă, through an open letter, to intervene in order to restore a decent communication between the PSD Cluj and the representatives of the press. ...

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Romania urged to protect all journalists with same speed as in Sercan case

In a joint letter released today, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and its Romanian partner, Active Watch, praise the speed with which the Romanian authorities dealt  with the threatening text received by investigative journalist Emilia Sercan on 15 April, but urge them to act with similar speed in all other serious threats or abuses against journalists, in order to combat impunity and a climate of violence against the media.  ...

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FreeEx Report (2018-2019) - Press Freedom in Romania

ActiveWatch released the FreeEx Report (2018-2019) - Press Freedom in Romania. ...

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  • From blueprint to footprint: Safeguarding media freedom and pluralism through the European Rule of Law Mechanism Joint civil society organisation recommendations
  • Reporters Without Borders and ActiveWatch condemn the aggression of PSD Cluj president against journalists
  • Romania urged to protect all journalists with same speed as in Sercan case
  • FreeEx Report (2018-2019) - Press Freedom in Romania

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În fața populismului violent, Parlamentul își propune să devină și mai opac

Organizațiile semnatare solicită partidelor politice din Parlament să nu folosească pretextul agresiunilor din plenul Camerei Deputaților pentru a limita transparența dezbaterilor parlamentare și libertatea tuturor cetățenilor, inclusiv a parlamentarilor, de a se exprima în legătură cu procesul legislativ. Considerăm că amendamentele propuse la Regulamentul Camerei Deputaților nu răspund nevoii de a preveni violențele în Parlamentul...
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