Showing posts with label media freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label media freedom. Show all posts

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Додон повторно отклонил закон о запрете вещания российских СМИ в Молдавии

Президент Молдавии Игорь Додон
Президент Молдавии Игорь Додон повторно отклонил принятый парламентом закон по изменению кодекса о телевидении и радио, который запрещает трансляцию в республике новостных и информационно-аналитических передач из России, и обратился в Конституционный суд по поводу его положений.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

US State Department criticized charges against the Cumhuriyet's newspaper's staff.

The United States has declared it is concerned about Turkey's commitment to democracy, after recent charges against two critical journalists raised serious concerns over the country's commitment to democracy and freedom of expression, and urged the Turkish government to ensure that everyone in the country is free to speak.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

EU chief warns Poland on new media law

EU Commissioner Gunther Oettinger on Sunday threatened to put Poland on notice for infringing on common European values by passing legislation giving the government control of the state media.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

US urges Turkey to ‘live up to its democratic values’

Washington urges Turkey to respect a vocal opposition and to “live up to its own democratic values,” State Department Spokesperson John Kirby has said, responding to a question on the Oct. 28 seizure of media outlets owned by the Gülen-linked Koza-İpek Group.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Video: La Policía turca 'toma' dos cadenas de TV opositoras en vísperas de las elecciones

La Policía turca ha asaltado este miércoles las oficinas de dos canales de televisión nacional en Estambul, informa Bugun TV.

U.S. Voices Concern Over Free Media in Turkey After Seizure of Media Corporation

WASHINGTON (Hurriyet Daily News)—The United States continues to have concerns over the right to free media and free speech in Turkey, State Department spokesperson John Kirby has said in his answer to a question on the seizure of Koza Ipek, a corporation with links to the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) ally-turned-enemy Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

House Resolution Calls on Turkey to Restore Media Freedom

WASHINGTON—A non-binding resolution, H.RES. 279, backed by 30 members of the US House of Representatives, is urging Turkey to immediately “lift restrictions on freedom of expression” and respect universal human rights.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Senior UN official voices deep concern about human rights challenges in the FYROM

 Concern about the shrinking of the democratic space in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, has stressed the importance of broadening the dialogue that has begun between the Government and the opposition.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Chinese media: West facing "payback for colonialism"

The religious and cultural tensions the West faces are “payback” for slavery and colonialism, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Tuesday. ..

The editorial came in the wake of the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, AFP reported.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

1. EU Joint statement on the police raids and arrests of media representatives in Turkey. 2. US, EU denounce arrests of journalists in Turkey

(From the Official EU Website, JOINT STATEMENT)
"Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, and Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, issued the following statement today:

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