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Freedom of information

Dejan Georgievski
20/02/2013 - 14:40

Once again, Mitrovicë/Mitrovica Municipality has urged TV Mitrovica to leave its present work premises in three days.

Director of TV Mitrovica Nexhmedin Spahiu and Kosovo Association of the Independent Broadcast Media (AMPEK) believe that this is a political decision.

During July last year the municipality ordered police to take TV Mitrovica out of its building, however this decision was strongly condemned by associations for defending journalists and media freedom.

Dejan Georgievski
08/02/2013 - 14:36

A special report issued yesterday, February 7, 2013, by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia, concludes that the events of December 24, 2012, when opposition MPs and members of the...

Dejan Georgievski
06/02/2013 - 14:26

The GONG Association commended the adoption of the final draft of the Law on the Right to Access Information by the Government of Croatia in its 75th session, held today, February 6, 2013. The association also commends the fact that the Government respected the repeated demands of the stakeholders for the creation of the Office of Information Commissioner who will have the power to implement the tests of proportionality and public...

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
30/01/2013 - 20:02

Last Monday, January 28, 2013, the European Data Protection Day (it is also known as European Privacy Day) was marked to celebrate the adoption, on January 28, 1981, of Convention 108 of the Council of Europe, which deals with protection of individuals with regard to automatic processing of personal data.

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...

Dejan Georgievski
20/11/2012 - 10:54

Access Now and Fight for the Future invite the citizens from around the world to join the action to defend the open internet, fearing the threat of several proposals that were filed for adoption at the International Telecommunication Union’s (...