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International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

A spokesman for the United States State Department issued an announcement on Tuesday, commemorating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, urging nations to take action to protect journalists around the world. At a time when an...

Journalists Win Nobel Peace Prize for Quest for Freedom of Expression

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for their ongoing efforts to defend freedom of expression in their homes countries of the Philippines and Russia. In its Friday afternoon announcement, the Nobel committee...

Anti-Government Websites in Danger of Closing Down

In a move seen only in regimes like Syria, Iran and North Korea, the Greek government tried to close down Indymedia Athens, an anti-governmental website on April 11. The site operates with a team of volunteers who share expenses and...

European Union of Journalists backs Greek journalist against threats by IMF officer

Yesterday, the European Federation of Journalists stood in favor of a Greek journalist, Zois Tsolis, who was threatened by IMF officer Bob Traa. Mr Traa threatened to stop giving official information to Tsolis' newspaper, To Vima. The Federation said...

Turkish PM confused about Greece

Criticized by European Commission about press freedom issues in Turkey, Prime Minister Recep T. Erdogan said (they) should be concerned about Greece first. Erdogan also criticized the treatment of Muslim minorities in Greece. Last week police in Turkey went practically...