UK politician tries to sue Google

UK politician tries to sue Google

UK politician tries to sue Google – intermediary liability at the European Court of Human Rights In 2017, the European Court of Human Rights dismissed the claim made, in Tamiz v. UK, by a British politician that his right to reputation had been violated because...
Media Development Centre, Macedonia

Media Development Centre, Macedonia

We have been working with The Media Development Centre (MDC) since 2012 to provide legal defence to journalists, bloggers and independent media in Macedonia, with support from one of our national Media Defence Centre grants. Here MDC speak about some of the issues...
Terrorism accusations in the Official Gazette – TOHAV Turkey

Terrorism accusations in the Official Gazette – TOHAV Turkey

The privacy implications of accusing individuals of terrorism in the Official Gazette: a study in context of article 8 of European Convention on Human Rights TOHAV is the Foundation for Society and Legal Studies (Toplum Ve Hukuk Araştirmalari Vakfi). MLDI has been...
Overview: media freedom in Ukraine

Overview: media freedom in Ukraine

Guest article by the NGO Human Rights Platform (HRP). MLDI has been working with HRP since 2017 to provide legal defence to journalists, bloggers and independent media in Ukraine. In early 2014 Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula was annexed by the Russian Federation. Since...
Poland: a backslide in media freedom

Poland: a backslide in media freedom

Guest blog by Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska, member of HFHR Board. MLDI has been working with HFHR since 2015 provide legal defence to journalists, bloggers and independent media in Poland. The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has been operating for 27 years...