Last November, it was revealed that citizens, including a Solomon journalist, were under surveillance by the Greek National Intelligence Agency (EYP) – calling into question the legality of such actions. Now, by filing a legal complaint against EYP with the country’s highest court, we call for authorities to investigate the possibility that criminal offences may have been committed by officials of an agency which appears to operate without any accountability.
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Solomon’s “The food we eat” online discussions host exceptional journalistic works from around the world and contribute to the understanding of how our food systems cause global problems such as displacement and ecological collapse.
The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) has published an alert on the pre-litigation warning that we received from NGO Hopeten, along with our colleagues at Reporters United. The International Press Insitute (IPI) notes that it views the warning as a clear attempt to silence the two media’s public interest investigative reporting.
The NGO Hopeten served members and journalists of Solomon and Reporters United with a legal notice regarding questions we had asked them as part of our investigation. Below is the legal notice and our response – this is not their first attempt at hindering our research and reports before we even publish anything.
Like most teenagers in Europe, they should be waiting for their 18th birthday with excitement and impatience. But for the thousands of asylum seekers who are unaccompanied minors, the day they turn 18 – when they go from being minors in need of protection to being regarded as “men” and even “foreigners” – is a day accompanied by anxiety about what tomorrow might bring and by the fear of deportation.
Today is Solomon’s 6th birthday, which means that if Solomon was a person, he’d be starting school now — a new exciting stage of development and learning.