State institutions should ensure that journalists have unfettered access to information. But being an independent journalist in Central Europe today is a challenge. And it is not just journalism that is at stake here. Read more "Media Freedom in Poland: Critical journalists face oppression and obstruction"
Doctors and UN experts call for an end to the psychological torture of Julian Assange amid contrived espionage charges. What is happening to him is not only a terrible injustice, it’s a major threat to the freedom of the press and something all journalists should be concerned about. Read more "Jailing of Assange: An attack on press freedom"
Investigate Europe stands with OCCRP in the defense of journalism. That’s why we are cross-posting this article, written by Drew Sullivan, editor of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, and initially published by OCCRP. Drew was working closely with Jan Kuciak, the 28 year old Solvak investigative reporter murdered last February. The article is republished with the permission of OCCRP. Read more "Jan’s and Daphne’s laws: How to stop the murder of journalists"