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Macedonia 29 August 2013

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Take action! Dangerous threats to freedom of expression and information in Macedonia
Take action! Dangerous threats to freedom of expression and information in Macedonia 29 August 2013 AL

The government of Macedonia is proposing two media bills (Law on Media and the Law on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service) that, if approved, will severely impact Macedonians’ freedom of information and freedom of expression. These bills come after a strong public opposition to an earlier media reform proposal, where international organisations (including OSCE, Council of Europe, and European Union), civil society organisations and professional associations submitted improvements and co...

Universal Periodic Review of Macedonia - Joint stakeholder submission
Universal Periodic Review of Macedonia - Joint stakeholder submission 27 June 2013 AG and SF

APC and Metamorphosis Foundation made a joint submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review in light of recent changes to laws in Macedonia, particularly with regards to media freedom. These changes effectively threaten fundamental human rights in Macedonia, both online and offline. The submission focuses on freedom of expression, freedom of press, privacy and hate speech.

Macedonians under high (cyber) surveillance
Macedonians under high (cyber) surveillance 15 August 2012 FD

The Republic of Macedonia is ranked among the poorest countries in Europe. It is isolated not only geographically, as it is landlocked, but also in the political and economic contexts. However, that is where the generalisations stop. For six years, a conservative government in Macedonia has increasingly monopolised public space: citizen participation is listless, associations curbed, journalist...

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