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2 Nov 2017

In a case supported by the Media Legal Defence Initiative and Human Rights Action, the investigative journalist Tufik Softić has been awarded €7,000 for the harm caused by the Montenegrin authorities’ failure to effectively investigate two violent attacks aimed at silencing him. 

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31 Oct 2017

A pioneering case in Cameroon, supported by Media Legal Defence Initiative, hopes to set a legal precedent for a very modern kind of human rights violation.

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27 Oct 2017

MLDI has joined freedom of expression organisations in submitting third-party interventions in ten cases against jailed Turkish journalists to which the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has given priority status. The interventions offer detailed legal analyses of the principles at stake in the cases of the detained journalists. 

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Journalist wins landmark case on Montenegrin authorities’ failure to investigate attacks https://t.co/uKglFwLfyHhttps://t.co/wn2zIfq5cI 4 days 4 hours ago
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“An appalling violation of the right to ”: The case of Cameroon https://t.co/xTEDX8dou2 https://t.co/azUrpF6jHG 1 week 4 days ago
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MLDI continues to provide legal support to journalists, bloggers & independent media across the world. How to apply… https://t.co/3yNZN78ILk 2 weeks 1 day ago
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On this day we honor all journalists attacked or killed in the line of duty, and call for justice in their cases. 2 weeks 1 day ago