April 20th, 2017
Croatia report welcomes changes to ‘shaming’ law Groups release findings from June 2016 media freedom mission to Croatia
The Croatian public broadcaster HRT must provide balanced coverage of the campaign leading up to the country’s September 11 parliamentary elections, a group of six prominent international media freedom organisations said today.
Croatian President: shaming law should be scrapped Press freedom campaigners meet Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović to express concern over public broadcaster
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović told an international media freedom delegation today that she supports efforts to protect the independence of national public broadcaster HRT and to repeal her country’s controversial ‘shaming’ law.
IPI special investigation: The application of criminal defamation laws in Europe Germany revealed as leading user of criminal defamation laws among 18 countries surveyed
VIENNA, Sept 3, 2015 – Germany towers over its European Union neighbours when it comes to the number of instances in which criminal defamation laws are applied, the surprising results of an International Press Institute (IPI) special investigation released today show.
IPI/MLDI release manual for defending against defamation claims New tool for lawyers, journalists, trainers available for download in five languages
VIENNA/LONDON, June 24, 2015 – A powerful new tool for defending the European media’s right to report on matters of public interest is now available, the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI) and the London-based Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) announced today.
Croatian MPs voice support for criminal defamation repeal IPI: Amendment to “shaming” law insufficient to counter threat to media freedom
LJUBLJANA, Nov 20, 2014 – The International Press Institute (IPI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) today welcomed support from key Croatian parliamentarians for the repeal of the country’s criminal defamation laws.