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Greece Drops a Whopping 38 Places in Press Freedom Rankings

Greece dropped 38 places in the world rankings of press freedom according to the annual report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published on Tuesday. Greece dropped from 70th place in 2021 to 108th in 2022 and has become the lowest...

Media Freedom in Greece Deteriorates, International Report Warns

Media freedom in Greece is highly problematic and it has deteriorated since the election of the center-right New Democracy in 2019, an international report published on Monday says. According to the report by Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), challenges to...

Greece Accused of Limiting Press Freedom in Combating Fake News

Greece has been accused of limiting the freedom of the press freedom after the government earlier in the week brought before Parliament changes to the penal law that foresees heavy penalties for media that are deemed to spread fake news. The...

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...

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.

Greek Journalists Walk Free Following Minister's Lawsuit

The publisher and two journalists of a Greek newspaper that were detained on Saturday after Defense Minister Panos Kammenos filed a criminal lawsuit, were set free on Sunday. Kammenos asked for their arrest over an article in the Greek daily...

Greece's Defense Minister Asks for the Arrest of Journalists

Greece's Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has filed a criminal lawsuit and asked for the arrest of the owner, editor, and five journalists of the Phileleftheros daily. The paper says that police officers in civilian clothes arrived at the newspaper's offices...

Crowds Ransack Turkish Cypriot Newspaper Offices

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan was accused of incitement on Monday, after a mob in northern Cyprus ransacked the offices of a newspaper critical of Ankara's current military offensive in Syria. A flag-waving crowd attacked the first-floor offices of Afrika...

Greece Ranks First in Press Freedom Decline Globally

Greece scored yet another negative lead. Press freedom has been dramatically restricted in the past five years of the economic crisis due to political interference and media monopolies. According to the latest data published by democracy think tank Freedom House,...

International Media Organization Condemns Golden Dawn’s Behavior

The Vienna-based South East Media Organization (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), is concerned with the latest pressures and threats exerted on the media by the Greek Golden Dawn party. The party, commonly described as a radical,...