press freedom

22 / 11 / 2022

Italy: a call in support of Roberto Saviano, defendant in a defamation trial

At the conclusion of the first hearing in the proceedings for aggravated defamation initiated by current Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni against Roberto Saviano in 2021, we express our solidarity with the Italian journalist for his commitment to the public interest.

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10 / 03 / 2022

Solomon files complaint with Supreme Court in case against National Intelligence Agency

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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01 / 02 / 2022

IPI on legal threat against Solomon, RU: “Clear attempt to silence public interest reporting”

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.

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31 / 01 / 2022

SLAPPs against Greek independent media Solomon and Reporters United

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.

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19 / 11 / 2021

Media Freedom Rapid Response stands in solidarity with Solomon

Intelligence service leak reveals monitoring of investigative platform and journalist

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16 / 11 / 2021

I am the journalist being watched by the Greek secret service

Our colleague Stavros Malichudis found out from a newspaper article that the National Intelligence Service, the agency charged with protecting national security, had information “from a highly credible source” about a story he was working on. He asks: Is journalism a threat to democracy?

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15 / 11 / 2021

Greek National Intelligence Service spying on Solomon: Does our journalism threaten national security?

Greece’s central intelligence agency targeting the work of Solomon… What’s going on?

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24 / 03 / 2021

Police Violence: Concerning Treatment of Migrants and Reporters during Covid-19

A cross-border collaboration on the escalating trend of police violence against people on the move and media professionals.

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13 / 10 / 2020

One month after the Moria fire, press coverage on refugees remains restricted

Press restrictions began soon after Moria camp was set up. And they have not ceased − asylum seekers in the new camp are reporting on the deplorable conditions themselves.

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