Talks are continuing over a European Union (EU) directive to protect trade secrets which contains legal provisions that could seriously impede the work of investigative journalists into corporate abuses.
The Hungarian Publishers’ Association has condemned a plan proposed by the Ministry of Interior that would allow secret agents to be planted in media bureaus across the country.
An Azerbaijani journalist will be paid compensation after repressive government practices violated his human rights.
Following international outcry over the arrests of two journalists in Azerbaijan last week, President Aliyev's advisor Ali Hasanov claimed that the journalists were arrested due to lack of accreditation.
Just two days after the European Games closed in Azerbaijan, four journalists say they were barred from leaving the country and told they were placed on a government “blacklist.”
Investigative Journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who has been jailed in Azerbaijan since last December, was honored with the prestigious PEN Freedom to Write Award at a gala in New York.
Only one in seven people in the world live in a place where coverage of politics in the media is robust and journalists can work without legal and economic problems, according to a report released by Freedom House today.
Azerbaijani officials linked to human rights abuses should be subject to targeted sanctions by the United States, according to an open letter signed by a group of non-governmental organizations, former diplomats and activists.
Tamas Bodoky, editor-in-chief of the Hungarian media watchdog and independent journalism outlet Atlatszo, has won the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Digital Activism.
International groups are asking Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union’s representative for human rights, to challenge Azerbaijani authorities this week over the jailing of a number of political activists and journalists.
Attacks on media freedom by the Turkish government are the subject of much concern within the European Parliament (EP), according to a document detailing members' concerns over crackdowns on journalists, especially those covering corruption issues.
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