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Statement in view of the threats to B92 journalists and newsroom staff
Serbia, 07-12-09, B92
Attacks on B92 and threats to the authors of the B92 Insider investigative journalism show have become even more intensive and brutal, showing no signs of abating even after Serbian President Boris Tadi
Serbia, 07-12-09, ANEM Statement
The Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM) strongly protests against new attacks on ANEM member station RTV B92, and threats against journalists and the authors of TV B92's program "Insider". ANEM demands that the officials protect the threatened journalists and immediately apprehend and punish those responsible for threats against the author of "Insider", Brankica Stankovic, ... [more]
SEEMO / IPI Press Freedom Mission to Serbia
Serbia, 04-12-09, SEEMO
After meetings with more than 50 representatives of leading media companies, journalists' associations and high-ranking government officials in Serbia, the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), has called on the authorities to open a debate as soon as possible with media organisations on the impact controversial legislation ... [more]
Public Broadcasters Under Threat in South East and Central Europe
South Eastern Europe, 02-12-09, SEEMO, 2.12.2009
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is worried by political interference at public broadcasters across South East and Central Europe. It is cause for alarm that in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia and Hungary, public service journalists, editors and managers are enduring political, financial or economic pressure. In Bosnia-Herzegovina, political ... [more]
Reoccurrence of death threats against journalist in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina, 17-11-09, SEEMO
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is deeply concerned about the reoccurring death threats against leading investigative journalist Bakir Hadziomerovic, editor-in-chief of the television programme "60 Minutes," broadcast by channel FBiH. Hadziomerovic and his family receive continuous death threats in connection with his reporting on alleged links between politicians ... [more]
IFJ Defies Hamas Sabotage to Launch Ethical Journalism Campaign in Palestine
Middle East, 12-11-09, IFJ, 10.11.2009
The International Federation Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the action of Hamas officials in Gaza who prevented a meeting of journalists aimed at building a dialogue on independent journalism with Palestinian colleagues in the West Bank. The meeting was part of the launch of a discussion by the IFJ of the Federation's Ethical Journalism Initiative, a global campaign to improve ... [more]
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
Middle East, 12-11-09, IFJ, 10. 11. 2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even in the face of political difficulties. The launch conference of the IFJ Ethical Journalism Initiative, held in Ramallah on the West Bank, adopted a programme that includes fresh initiatives ... [more]
Tel Aviv Agreement Opens Door to Return of Israeli Journalists to IFJ Membership
Middle East, 07-11-09, IFJ, 5.11. 2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Federation of Israel Journalists (NFIJ) have reached an agreement to end a split between the two groups. An agreement on a package of measures to improve relations, including a proposal to end a dispute over non-payment of fees to the international, was reached in talks in Tel Aviv on Monday ... [more]
IFJ Calls on Palestinian Journalists to Unite for Elections and Condemns Personal Attacks
Middle East, 07-11-09, IFJ, 5.11. 2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says that Palestinian journalists facing the first free elections for a new leadership in almost ten years should unite around an election process that is fair, transparent and inclusive. At the same time, the IFJ has condemned allegations of financial misconduct that are based on rumour and speculation. "Journalists ... [more]
Serbia, 29-10-09, ANEM Statement, 28. 10. 2009
The Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM), the Independent Journalists' Association of Serbia (NUNS), the Independent Journalists' Association of Vojvodina (NDNV) and the Association of Professional Broadcasters of Serbia (APRES) strongly protest over the failure of the National Parliament to elect the member of the Council of the Republic Broadcasting ... [more]
Serbia, 22-10-09, Anem Statement, 20.10.2009
The Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM) strongly protests the actions that blocked the work of Radio "Kontakt Plus", member of ANEM from Kosovska Mitrovica. Arbitrary actions of the management of Trepca, which has yesterday, on October 19, 2009, used security personnel to prevent the journalists of the radio "Kontakt Plus" from entering the premises ... [more]
PRESS FREEDOM SUCCESS: Slovene Court Overturns Gag Order against Dnevnik Newspaper
Slovenia, 13-10-09, SEEMO, 9.10.2009
IPI / SEEMO Welcome Ljubljana Court of Appeal Decision: Lawyers representing Slovene daily Dnevnik on Wednesday received notification of a Ljubljana Court of Appeal decision overturning a gag order imposed on the newspaper earlier this year. The gag order, implemented on 6 August, followed articles printed in Dnevnik in July suggesting an Italian businessman's ... [more]
Winner of the Dr. Erhard Busek-SEEMO 2009 Award for Better Understanding in South East Europe.
South Eastern Europe, 06-10-09, SEEMO, 25. 09. 2009
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists from South East Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), is pleased to announce the winner of the Dr. Erhard Busek-SEEMO 2009 Award for Better Understanding in South East Europe. After careful deliberation, the international ... [more]
Serbia, 06-10-09, ANEM Statement, 5.10.2009
The Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM) strongly condemns the bomb attack on Radio Television Pink, which occurred on October 4th, 2009, in the night between Saturday and Sunday. Police confirmed that two unknown perpetrators had thrown a hand grenade at the main entrance of RTV Pink from the motorcycle on the move. Entrance doors have been completely ... [more]
Serbia, 15-09-09, Anem Media Statement, 3.9.2009
Harmful effects of the adopted Amendments to the Public Information Law and the Law on National Councils of National Minorities The Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM) has analyzed the Law Amending the Public Information Law, adopted on August 31, which has in the meantime been published in the Official Gazette. ANEM is of the opinion that the ... [more]
IFJ Condemns Seizure of Palestinian Radio's Equipment in Bethlehem
Middle East, 15-09-09, IFJ Media Release, 31.8. 09
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on Israeli authorities to return equipment seized by soldiers after a raid on Radio Bethlehem 2000 last week in Beit Jala near Bethlehem, shutting down the station. "We strongly condemn this heavy handed act of censorship," said Aidan White, IFJ General Secretary. "The fact that the Israeli military ... [more]
IFJ Opposes Repressive Amendments to Media Law in Serbia
Serbia, 27-08-09, IFJ, 25. 8. 2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today urged Serbian lawmakers to throw out a package of controversial draft amendments to the Public Information Act proposed by the government of Serbia. In a letter to the President of Serbia, Mr Boris Tadic, IFJ President Jim Boumelha urged him to withdraw the amendments. He wrote: "We are concerned about ... [more]
Editor-in-Chief of Serbian Radio Station Threatened by Local Politician
Serbia, 13-08-09, SEEMO/IPI, 7.8.09
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) condemns the threats directed against Radio Lim in Priboj, Serbia, and its editor-in-chief, Danica Guduric. According to information received by SEEMO from the Journalists Association of Serbia (UNS), the threats were made by the Deputy Mayor of Priboj, Dragomir Minic. On 4 August 2009, Guduric was ... [more]
SEEMO/IPI Strongly Condemns Physical Attack on Journalists by Mayor of Podgorica and His Son
Serbia, 13-08-09, SEEMO/IPI, 7. 8. 09
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is alarmed over the 5 August 2009 assault on two journalists of the independent Montenegrin daily newspaper Vijesti by the Mayor of Podgorica, Miomir Mugosa, and his son Miljan, who works for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro. Mihailo Jovovic, editor of Vijesti, and Boris Pejovic, a photojournalist, ... [more]
Anem News Nr. 6
Serbia, 07-08-09, ANEM, 6.8. 2009
We present you the sixth issue of ANEM News with overview of the latest Association



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