Mapping Media Freedom: Monitoring Report

January – June 2021

January 2021 marked the start to the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic. While many countries had previously signaled that strict lockdowns and emergency legislation would no longer be necessary, most European states welcomed the new year with more coronavirus cases than ever before and with severely restrictive measures.

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#ReportIt: Five years of impunity – what the murder of Pavel Sheremet means for journalism in Ukraine

On 20 July, 2016 Pavel Sheremet, a journalist working for online investigative newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda and Radio Vesti, was assassinated in a car explosion. Pavel Sheremet, 44, was a Belarusian…

#ReportIt: “You can’t intimidate committed journalists with such acts of violence”

To read the interview in German, click here. On April 29, 2018, two neo-Nazis brutally attacked journalist Martin Mayer* and his colleague, while they were conducting a research trip in…

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