World Press Freedom day.. coming soon..

Just ahead of World Press Freedom Day, see also here, on May 3rd [despite what this UTV report says – Ed] the head of the Council of Europe, former MP Terry Davis, has called on “all Council of Europe member states to review their legislation, abolish criminal provisions and prevent disproportionate damages in civil cases against journalists.” Although whether the proposed reforms by the Irish Justice Minister Michael McDowell will reflect that call remains to be seen..

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