Telex. Dunja Mijatovic (CoE): Democracy and a free press go hand-in-hand

If journalists cannot work freely and safely it becomes more difficult to unearth human rights violations, corruption or misuse of power, Dunja Mijatovic says to Ossigeno

Ossigeno - BAD NEWS from Italy| 18 June 2018

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Telex from Malta. Daphne Caruana Galizia: Wrong to elect corrupt politicians

We can no longer blame corrupt politicians because we can no longer deny corrupt politicians are a reflection of society, Daphne Caruana Galizia said on 5 June 2017, some months before she was brutally killed in Malta

Telex from Vienna. Oliver Vujovic (SEEMO): States tolerate violations

Violations of press freedom reached 149 in 2017 in the 32 countries of south, east and central Europe. the real number of attacks and threats against media and journalists is far higher

Telex from London. Jodie Ginsberg (Index): monitoring and protection of journalists needed

Not enough is being done to protect journalists. Governments have a responsibility in creating a safe environment.

Telex. Turkish escaped journalist: Journalism is our breath

And today it is still not free. There are pens and brains serving a death sentence. Our world is the one of "Fahrenheit 451"

Telex from London. Lucy Freeman (MLDI): Strong legal framework to protect journalists

All over the world press freedom is threatened by governments, businesses and other powerful interests. Journalists face many barriers

Telex. From Leipzig, Lutz Kinkel (ECPMF): "Autocrats do not understand jazz and press freedom"

The Director of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) reflects upon similarities between jazz and press freedom

Telex. UNESCO to Ossigeno: impunity for crimes against journalists too high

More than 1000 journalists were killed and less than one case out of nine judicially solved. Freedom of information is essential to reach the sustainable development goals.

Luciana Alpi: a life of pain and struggle for the truth

The tribute of Ossigeno to the mother of Ilaria, the journalist killed in Mogadishu in 1994 together with Milan Hrovatin – a strong and determined woman