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Statements

In this section you will find the statements signed or initiated by the Independent Journalism Center (IJC) and other media NGOs in Moldova. Our organization reacts whenever the rights of media representatives are violated or threatened and asks the competent authorities to take appropriate measures.

Statements

Media NGOs are concerned about restricting the access of TV8 journalists at the meeting of the National Political Council of the Democratic Party of Moldova on Friday, 14 September, on the grounds that the broadcaster’s editorial policy would interfere with PDM’s leadership. According to an information published on www.tv8.md, TV8 reporter was not allowed to enter this event because of its...

The media NGOs strongly disapprove of the aggressive behaviour of ‘Sor’ Party representatives who verbally assaulted Radio Orhei journalists and interfered with their attempts to cover a demonstration of this party that took place in Orhei on Sunday, the 5th of August.

Civil society organizations specialized in the media ask the Ministry of Internal Affairs to initiate an internal investigation on the reasons why the Border Police prohibited two journalists of the Russian station RTVI to cross the Moldovan border.

Civil society organizations specialized in the media ask the Ministry of Internal Affairs to initiate an internal investigation on the reasons why the Border Police prohibited two journalists of the Russian station RTVI to cross the Moldovan border.

Media non-government organizations express their concern about the prohibitions on entry to the Republic of Moldova for two foreign journalists, recently applied by the Border Police. Such restrictions of circulation contravene the democratic norms and adversely affect the free information flux.

Media non-government organizations express their concern about the prohibitions on entry to the Republic of Moldova for two foreign journalists, recently applied by the Border Police. Such restrictions of circulation contravene the democratic norms and adversely affect the free information flux.

Ladies and gentlemen Members of Parliament, The non-governmental NGOs from media field call to you not to vote  the bills on the modification and completion of the Broadcasting Code of the Republic of Moldova in the second reading (nr.218 from 22.05 2015 and 125 from 02.04.2015) and to put off their examination till the next parliamentary session, merging them with the bill of the new...

(The declaration is open for signing)   We note with concern that lately a number of public institutions have limited the access to information of the public, including the media, claiming in excess the need to protect personal data. These limitations, specifically targeting data on the businesses, possessions and interests of officials, affect the media’s access to information of public interest...

Media NGOs deprecate the secrecy and haste of the lawmakers in drafting and registering for adoption in the first reading the bill on amending the Broadcasting Code and the Law on the Freedom of Press. We consider unacceptable any attempts to improve a law in violation of another; in this case, the provisions of Law 239 on Transparency in Decision Making were violated.

Media NGOs express concern about the attempts of the authorities to exercise political control over the national public broadcaster Teleradio Moldova (TRM) and the audiovisual regulatory body – the Coordinating Council for Broadcasting (CCB).