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Sep 2 2014

The EU should set explicit press freedom requirements for candidate countries

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“If the EU is to maintain its stellar performance on freedom of expression, it should insist that candidate countries specifically demonstrate adherence to basic standards regarding press freedom laws and practices”, argues Freedom House’s Jennifer Dunham. Seven of the eight candidate or … Continue reading

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Jun 9 2014

Europe is increasingly worried about the state of media freedom in Serbia

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Translation from the Serbian language of the article “Evropa sve više brine zbog slobode medija u Srbiji” (by M. Stojanović), appeared on Danas on 9 June 2014 London, Belgrade – It has become apparent that there is  an escalating concern … Continue reading

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Jun 2 2014

Serbia: is the freedom of the press endangered?

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The devastating floods that hit the Balkans recently have put authorities under great pressure throughout the region. There are concerns, recently voiced by the OSCE, that the Serbian government has not responded to criticism with openness and transparency, instead trying to … Continue reading

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Apr 29 2014

Macedonian elections – is a crisis going to follow? Reactions from our experts

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On Sunday 27 April, Macedonia held parallel parliamentary and early general elections. Voters overwhelmingly chose for the ruling centre-right VMRO DPMNE, thus comfortably securing another term in office for President Gjorgje Ivanov. Unfair access to media coverage and state funding are … Continue reading

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