News: Jan 2020

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New pledges not credible without action, say press freedom groups

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14 Jan 2020

Case Summary :

· Meydan TV is a Berlin-based non-profit media outlet founded by dissident blogger and former political prisoner Emin Milli. Meydan TV is registered under the name of Vereinigung fur die Demokratie e.V and is known for its critical reporting on corruption and human rights issues in Azerbaijan.

· In March 2017, the Azerbaijan parliament passed amendments to the Law on Information, Informatisation and Protection of Information . These amendments enable authorities to block...

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We are hiring - Fundraising Officer

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13 Jan 2020

We are looking for a proactive, dynamic and experienced Fundraising Officer with a track record of success in raising funds from grant making trusts and foundations, including extensive experience in writing funding bids. Deadline for applications is 8th February 2020.

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NOW CLOSED - Special Call Digital Rights Advancement Grants: Media Defence Centres

Posted on: 
10 Jan 2020

MLDI would like to partner with NGOs, law centres and/or independent media outlets in East, West, and Southern Africa to advance digital rights and freedom of expression online. A limited number of one-year grants are available to such organisations, for projects aimed at providing better local level access to legal assistance and support to online independent media.