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UK Home Office closes in on journalists

(es) London/ Vienna  July 20, 2021 The latest proposals for UK legislation are similar to repressive moves elsewhere in Europe  - a law which would...

AEJ open letter to EU on Pegasus scandal

(ES) Athens/ Vienna  July 21, 2021 Open letter to Ursula von der Leyen, Commission President and Vice-President Vera Jourova The Israeli security company NSO has sold...

Israeli spyware sparks huge political rows

Updated, July 28, 2021 by Edward Steen, AEJ General-Secretary Revelations about the use of Pegasus software used to spy on journalists  – including FT editor Roula...

Daphne Memorial Prize – apply pronto

(es) Brussels/ Vienna. July 20, 2021 The €20,000 Daphne Caruana Galizia prize will be awarded as of October 2021 to journalists or teams of journalists...

Georgian journalists fight back after Pride fatality

Cannes/ Tiblisi, July 15 2021 by Mark Porter Anti-gay violence, already a feature of Vladimir Putin's Russia, is spreading into formerly Soviet Georgia, with brutal police...

Fearless reporter De Vries dies of head-wounds

Amsterdam/ Vienna. July 15, 2021 by Edward Steen, AEJ Secretary-General Just over a week after being shot in broad daylight as he emerged from an Amsterdam...

“Bad faith”: Google gets 500m Euro slap in face

(es) London/ Vienna, July 14 2021 In a first halfway serious reverse for big tech, France has fined Google €500m for failing to negotiate “in...

Turkish journalist menaced in Berlin

Ankara/ Berlin July 8, 2021 from Dogan Tilic, Ankara/ Berlin Erk Acarer, a prominent exiled opposition columnist for the independent Turkish daily BirGün, was attacked by...

Lahodynsky (ENG) on Slovenia`s EU presidency

Slovenia unveils plans for EU presidency Vienna, July 2021 By Otmar Lahodynsky in the Wienerzeitung Today, Slovenia takes over the rotating six-month presidency of the EU Council...

Attempted murder of crime investigator

Vienna/ Brussels  July 7, 2021 from Edward Steen, Secretary-General In yet another outrage against investigative reporters,  the internationally celebrated investigative journalist Peter R De Vries, 67,...

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