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5 Sep 2017

MLDI has filed a third-party intervention before the European Court of Human Rights in Mándli v. Hungary, highlighting the considerable threat to media freedom posed by restrictions on the right of journalists to access and report from parliamentary premises.

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17 Aug 2017

The Media Legal Defence Initiative is organising a four-day litigation and advocacy workshop in The Gambia in November 2017, and is seeking a researcher to assist in drafting a training manual that will be used in the delivery of this training. 

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16 Aug 2017

The Chief Executive of the Media Legal Defence Initiative, Lucy Freeman, was today named as one of twelve international charity leaders to be awarded a major grant from the Open Society Foundations. Lucy received the award from OSF’s New Executives Fund, which gives grants to new leaders at non-profit organizations around the world to help implement their vision of change.

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