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17 Mar 2017

MLDI, along with the Russian NGO the Mass Media Defence Centre (MMDC), submitted an amicus brief in the case of Novaya Gazeta and ZAO Novaya Gazeta v Russia on media regulation and its implications for the right to freedom of expression, arguing that state controlled regulation of the media can constitute a serious threat to press freedom.

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15 Mar 2017

The European Court of Human Rights is set to consider a case filed by a Slovakian TV station after it was found by the Broadcasting Council to have breached broadcasting law in its reporting on the death of a public figure. MLDI has filed an intervention urging the European Court to clarify the extent to which the reputations of deceased persons are protected under the European Convention on Human Rights.

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21 Feb 2017

The European Court of Human Rights has condemned the use of electoral laws by Russia to restrict critical reporting on politicians.

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"Newspapers must be free to comment on political matters during elections"-more about ECtHR judgment here https://t.co/v9ZTkSQFDS 1 week 3 days ago
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"newspapers must be free to comment on political matters during elections"-more about ECtHR judgment here https://t.co/v9ZTkSz4fi 1 week 3 days ago
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"State controlled media regulation is a threat to press freedom": read MLDI & MMDC amicus brief to https://t.co/1WCCWiK5KA 1 week 6 days ago
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“Defamation of the dead” & its chilling effect on : MLDI files brief to -… https://t.co/XzMHsUERO3 2 weeks 1 day ago