Unchecked attacks on media in the Western Balkans: HRW

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Unchecked attacks on media in the Western Balkans: HRW


Journalists across the Western Balkans face a hostile environment that impedes their ability to do critical reporting, Human Rights Watch said today.

More than a year after Human Rights Watch documented impediments to media freedom in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Macedonia, governments in the region and European Union institutions have failed to take concrete action to address the issue. Furthermore, troubling new cases have emerged.

“At a time when it ...


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