Media Legal Defence Initiative provides legal help for journalists, bloggers and independent media across the world
“It’s like tactics in a war – they want to bleed us dry”
17 Jun 2015
When Latvia’s leading newspaper was sold to faceless businessmen, its journalists resigned en masse and set up the independent magazine IR. We talked to editor-in-chief Nellija Locmele about the birth of IR and the controversial legal cases we’re now helping it to win.