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Freedom of the Press

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...

Belarus Dictator Forces Athens to Vilnius Flight to Land in Minsk

A Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania was forced to land in Belarus to allegedly facilitate the arrest of a dissident to President Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday. Aboard the plane was Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old journalist who has criticized...

Concerns Raised in Greece on World Press Freedom Day

UNESCO World Press Freedom Day acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to freedom of the press.

Greece Drops in Press Freedom Rankings

In any democracy, especially in Greece, press freedom, especially freedom of information, is fundamental.