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Kurier account Wiener Zeitung devs English

Kurier, Vienna. 20/03/2023 Wiener Zeitung: The most recent draft law primarily provides for an online medium, with 10 annual print editions. Transformation should be fully...

UN testimony on Russia playing the victim in Ukraine

Testimony to UN Security Council on Russian hate speech By Timothy Snyder Evidence to UN Security Council session on 14/03/23 called by Russian Federation to discuss...

Orbán’s latest assault on Hungarian journalists

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his ruling Fidesz party have spent years turning Hungary’s media environment into their playground — not through outright repression,...

Libel Tourism – the law as a whore

This essay from the London Review of Books gets to the heart of 'lawfare' - the use of wealth against democracy by Peter Geoghegan, editor-in-chief,...

Georgia in turmoil over media freedom

Paris, March 10, 2023 After three days of intense street protests in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, parliamentarians have  scrapped government plans which plainly echo the...

Anger grows over Afghan journalists still stranded by Home Office inaction

Press members living under the Taliban, and living uncertain lives in Pakistan, must be given clarity say campaign groups   Hundreds of Afghan journalists remain stranded...

Prizewinning UK tv channel reprieved from selloff

Vienna, February 28, 2023 by Edward Steen The innovative UK tv station Channel 4 News has been saved from being broken up and sold off by...

Drones and deadly changes to the rules of warfare

Vienna, February 27, 2023 by Edward Steen If not about Putin's latest nuclear rumblings, and new territorial threats to the rest of the old USSR, much...

UK government ‘let lawyers bypass sanctions’ to help Putin ally sue journalist

Documents seen by Open Democracy show UK firm got approval to engage with Wagner group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin Rishi Sunak's Treasury allowed Russian oligarch Yevgeny...

Lahodynsky article on Ukraine and the China question

Guest article in Die Presse, Vienna 24/02/24 No peace treaty should be imposed on Ukraine on Moscow's or Beijing's terms By Otmar Lahodynsky China's peace plan announced...

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