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Freedom of expression

Dejan Georgievski
05/02/2013 - 20:46

The Independent Trade Union of Journalists and Media Professionals yesterday, February 4, 2013, launched the mass campaign of journalists offering mock apologies to the Prime minister and the Speaker of the Assembly of Macedonia.

Dejan Georgievski
01/02/2013 - 15:56

The Press Freedom Index 2013, a report released by Reporters Without Borders earlier this week, Serbia is the highest ranked country in the Western Balkans in 63 place, advance of 17 places compared to last years Index. The deteriorating press freedoms, on the other hand, mean that Macedonia...

Dejan Georgievski
28/01/2013 - 21:35

The National Platform of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum in Azerbaijan protested, in a public statement issued today, January 28, 2013, against the violations of freedoms and increasing political repression in Azerbaijan.

Dejan Georgievski
26/01/2013 - 08:11

Human rights activists Uranija Pirovska, Žarko Trajanovski, Ramadan Ramadani, Xhabir Derala and Roberto Beličanec demand, in an open letter sent to the media on Thursday, January 24, 2013, the immediated and irrevocable resignation from Ombudsman Ixhet Memeti for his silence and inaction during the serious human rights violations of December 24, 2012.

Dejan Georgievski
11/01/2013 - 13:29

The Initiative „Revolutionary Movement in Bosnia and Herzegovina“, launched over he social networks at the start of this year, organizes peaceful protests all over BiH tomorrow, January 12, 2013, at noon.

Dejan Georgievski
19/12/2012 - 11:16

After the failure of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, December 3-14, 2012, to reach an agreement on the new International Telecommunications Regulations (ITRs) the civil society groups came forward with a joint post-WCIT statement calling upon states “to recognize the importance of upholding human rights in all spheres, including the Internet”.

Dejan Georgievski
18/12/2012 - 10:25

The launch of the Kosovo 2.0 magazine edition dedicated to exploration of heterosexual and same sex sexuality in Western Balkans, held last Friday, December 14, 2012 in Prishtina/Priština was disrupted by a group of about 20 men who rushed the stage at the Youth Centre (Boro Ramizi) and beat up one of the employees of the magazine, chanting homophobic slogans like “Out Pederasts!” and “God is great!”.

Dejan Georgievski
23/11/2012 - 19:14

The Pirate parties of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia reached an agreement, on November 22, to raise the levels of their cooperation to work together on the building of open and free society, where freedom of speech and cultural creation...