Serbia - Censorship and job insecurity put pressure on journalists - February 28, 2018

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, visiting Serbia on a work trip expressed his concerns for the safety of journalist in Serbia. Pressure against journalists has increased and led to self-censorship and discouraged journalists from performing their important work. The Commissioner called on the authorities to investigate and prosecute all crimes against journalists. A recent report conducted as part of a project involving Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, the Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia and the Slavko Curuvija Foundation rang the alarm clock over the pressure that journalists are confronted with. Earlier in February the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) made a statement for the safety of journalists and protection of journalism in Serbia on the platform of the Council of Europe.

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