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...
Mercy Mutemi, lawyer, Kenya

Mercy Mutemi, lawyer, Kenya

“The training workshop was an inspiration which built on and expanded my knowledge on topics regarding freedom of expression and its relation to the internet.”  Mercy Mutemi is a Kenyan lawyer who came to a  litigation workshop run by BAKE, the Bloggers Association of...
Ten years of MLDI : our annual report

Ten years of MLDI : our annual report

In 2018 Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) turned ten years old. Our 2018 annual report reflects on our growth, achievements and impact over the last ten years, and takes an in-depth look at 2018. We launched in 2008 with three staff, a handful of cases, and a...