What is watchdog journalism and why is it so important in a democracy? We take a look at the journalists who make sure our politicians play by the rules.
In their new policy paper, Liberties and other rights and press freedom groups explain why abusive lawsuits (SLAPPs) against watchdogs and journalists threaten democracies in Europe and what governments and the EU should do tackle it.
Liberties joined a group of rights defenders calling on the European Council to clearly state what is expected from the Hungarian and Polish authorities to remedy the long list of human rights and rule of law violations.
What are SLAPP lawsuits and why are they such an important issue? We take a look at a tool increasingly used to silence watchdogs and stifle democratic participation.
Political propaganda has never been as widely used as it is today. Here’s why that’s dangerous for society, and how we can help control the spread of propaganda.
What does free press mean, how does it work, and what is its role in a modern democracy? We break down its importance, and why it’s under threat – even in the EU.
What does independent journalism mean, and what’s happened to it in the last few years? Here’s why it’s so important to democracy and needs protecting.
On 13 July, Liberties, Amnesty International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Global Witness, and Mirovni Inštitute sent an open letter to the LIBE Committee, asking for proper interoperability measures in the Digital Services Act.
Free and fair elections allow us to enjoy free and fair societies. But they are increasingly under threat, even in traditional democracies. Here's what defines free and fair elections.
As in many other European countries, COVID-19 related measures started to ease in Poland. There are, however, still several restrictions in place.