An Estonian university student created a petition calling for the host to be fired for hateful language towards minorities, with the host responding by suing for defamation.
Press freedom in Turkey is under extreme pressure after the government prohibits TV channels from broadcasting news about terrorist attacks.
The decision to prevent the publication of the magazine Médor is a serious attack on press freedom and the freedom of expression as protected by European law.
Russian dissident Nikolai Koblyakov, who is under house arrest in Sofia, has requested asylum in Bulgaria because of the threat of political persecution by the Russian government.
The Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences put a stop to the distribution of "A Heart of Amber," a collection of fairy tales, because the stories were deemed to be "harmful, primitive and biased homosexual propaganda."