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Press freedom in the EU

Dáta an imeachta: 06/11/2019

Press freedom in the EU

Every day journalists risk their lives to help keep us informed.

Freedom of Press is considered to be an essential element of democracy by the European Parliament, which strongly supports it within the EU and beyond. Article 11 of the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights clearly states that “freedom and pluralism of the media shall be respected”.

 

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During the plenary session (23-26 November) in the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs reaffirm their commitment to defend the right to freedom of expression and guarantees to protect journalists.

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In Committee on International Trade (INTA), Members vote on Agreement between the EU and the government of China, on protection of geographical indications

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MEPs discuss international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists in the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Hearing during a meeting of the EP Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs with the participation of Reporters Without Borders representative and investigative journalists

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