While dismal media freedom rankings for TOL’s coverage region are commonplace this time of the year, the recent surge in citizen activism shows that people are no longer so willing to grin and bear such infringements.
Increasing violence against journalists from the Balkan country draws widespread condemnation from the international community.
The verdict will be announced next week in a trial that has rattled the upper echelons of the Turkish political elite, but it was a brave woman’s tweets that broke the media’s silence over the case.
Viber, another popular messenger app, could also be banned if it fails to turn over encryption keys, authorities warn.
An article last month alleged that the EU was planning to destroy Romanian vineyards, and that the Moldovan ones would be next. From Ziarul de Garda.
Google, Apple, Amazon could be roped in as Moscow tries to enforce a shutdown of the popular app.
Journalists push back against proposed amendments that would complicate the work of online reporters and impose restrictions on social media users.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.