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Russian authorities evict independent TV station

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ) today (8 December) have condemned the Russian authorities for forcing the independent TV channel, TV Dozhd, (TV Rain) out from its premises in Moscow. According to the EFJ affiliate, RUJ, this is the second time in a few months that TV Dozhd has been evicted from its premises, due to its critical reporting on the authorities and political figures. Continue reading Russian authorities evict independent TV station

Six journalists targeted by Turkish police

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has criticized a new wave of violence against journalists in Turkey covering the anniversary of the Gezi Park protests. Journalists covering the Gezi protests’ anniversary in Istanbul and Ankara have again been beaten, intimidated, insulted and injured by the Turkish police forces while doing their job. Continue reading Six journalists targeted by Turkish police