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Under guise of Corona prevention: Governments’ measures threaten press freedom

by Jane Whyatt Across Europe, governments are taking necessary steps to stop the spread of COVID-19. But some are exploiting the health crisis to repress critical questions and restrict journalists’…

Police brutality against French journalists: a worrying situation

By Delphine Bauer For more than one year now, French journalists covering social demonstrations  have been facing increasing levels of police violence. It comes as the ECPMF and partners prepare…

Court overturns ban on French photojournalist held for 48 hours and barred from covering demonstrations

The ban has been lifted on journalist Gaspard Glanz, who was prohibited by French police from covering demonstrations on 1. May and other dates. He was arrested and held for…