Author: Willy Fautre

France must reject Bulgaria’s request to investigate Bulgarian journalist

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges the French judicial authorities to reject a European Investigation Order (EIO) issued by Bulgaria that targets Atanas Tchobanov, a Bulgarian journalist resident in France. RSF fears that this arbitrary order could threaten the confidentiality of journalistic sources. The editor of the Bulgarian investigative news website Bivol, Tchobanov learned on 2…
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Twelve journalists detained in Moscow demonstrations in Russia

On 03 August, Moscow’s police has detained at least ten journalists covering a rally organized by opposition groups. Continuing the protest of 27 July, about 1500 people had gathered in the capital of Russia in order to demonstrate for fair elections to the city council. The European Federation of Jounalists (EFJ) and its affiliate, the…
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On Human Rights and Religious Liberty in China

International Policy Digest (24.01.2019) – – Marco Respinti is an Italian journalist and lecturer on religious, political and literary issues. He is also the director-in-charge of Bitter Winter, a daily online magazine on religious liberty and human rights in China. On 23 January, he participated in a conference about religious freedom in China organized…
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