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HRT to Withdraw Claims Targeting HND (CJA) and its Representatives as Soon as Possible

The Western Balkan’s Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety, which represents more than 8000 members, strongly condemns the Croatian Radio-Television’s (HRT) act of filing a lawsuit for alleged criminal offences against its honour and reputation by the Croatian Journalists’ Association (HND/CJA), its President Hrvoje Zovko and the President of the HND/CJA Branch at HRT, Sanja Mikleušević Pavić.

29.12.2018.

Serbian police to urgently investigate arson attack

The Western Balkan’s Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety, which represents more than 8,000 members, strongly condemns an arson attack on the home of Milan Jovanovic, journalist and editor of Zig Info from Grocka, Serbia.

13.12.2018.

CJA invites relevant institutions to be quick and thorough in investigating threats against journalist Ivan Žada

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) calls for relevant institutions to quickly and thoroughly investigate threats against journalist Ivan Žada from Virovitica by Ivan Đakić. CJA also expects institutions to guarantee safety and protection to witnesses in case against Ivan Đakić.

13.12.2018.

CJA WELCOMES VEM PENALTY BUT ASKS FOR TOUGHER MEASURES FOR HATE SPEECH IN MEDIA

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) welcomes VEM's (Electronic Media Council) temporary withdrawal of concessions due to hate speech for TV publishers that on November 5, 2018 broadcasted TV show ''Bujica''. But CJA also expresses its discontent as it finds the measure to be too bland regarding inappropriate content of the show.

01.12.2018.

Maessage with ustasha salute at the CJA building

Unknown perpetrator has written a message at the Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) Building saying: „You were and we still are ready for our home“ („Ready for home“ was used as official salute in the Independent State of Croatia by ustashas.)

16.11.2018.

New report details state of media freedom in EU

Index on Censorship has released a new report detailing the state of media freedom in 35 European countries in the past four years. Threats include being burned in effigy, insulted, menaced, spat at, threatened with death and rape. There have been assassinations, lawsuits, and assaults.

15.11.2018.

Croatian Journalists' Association concerned about removing story dealing with the Borg Group from the RTL web page

The Croatian Journalists' Association is concerned about decision of the RTL Croatia Management to remove from its web pages the story dealing with genesis of the Borg Group, the invisible creators of the law known as Lex Agrokor.

05.11.2018.

After meeting Prime Minister, Margetić ended hunger strike

The Prime Minister Plenković had meeting with the investigating reporter Domagoj Margetić at Friday evening in the Government Palace. He invited Margetić to end hunger strike and he did it. The information was released through the official Governmental Internet pages.

22.10.2018.

The Croatian Journalists' Association sent an open letter - an appeal for freedom of journalism

At the occasion of the extraordinary dismissal of Hrvoje Zovko and the current situation at the Croatian Radio-television, the Croatian Journalists' Association sent an open letter to the domestic and international institutions and organizations dealing with media protection.

01.10.2018.

CJA CALLS FOR RELEVANT INSTITUTIONS TO ACT UPON THREATS REPORTED TO THE POLICE

The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) contacted relevant institutions regarding journalist Domagoj Margetić’s case. The CJA asks for the facts stated in his reports to the Police to be investigated and cases of threats and attacks against him to be processed.

28.09.2018.

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