We are thrilled to announce our cooperation with the European Implementation Network (EIN) in their new project focused on safeguarding freedom of expression in the Council of Europe member States. As a participant to this project, we are dedicated to promoting this fundamental right and the effective implementation of the relevant judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, as well as to advocating for reforms aimed at effectively protecting free speech in Croatia.
At least 945 lawsuits against the media and journalists are currently active in Croatia, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Croatian Journalists' Association for the fifth year in a row.
Following Prime Minister Andrej Plenković's announcement about changes to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code due to "leaking of information from files", which constitute "political problems", the Croatian Journalists' Association today sent the following complaint to Ombudsman Tena Šimonović Einwalter
The persecution of journalists in Croatia continues in the processes in which judges sue journalists, and in this domain, we are the worst in the European Union - it was said at the press conference of the Croatian Journalists' Association, where they warned of the latest judicial attack on the journalistic profession, with the verdict of the County Court in Zagreb, according to which journalist and member of CJA, Davorka Blažević, must pay a compensation in the amount of HRK 40,000 to Supreme Court judge Senka Klarić Baranović, in the name of the famous provision "insult of honour and reputation".
The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) appeals to the President of the Republic, Zoran Milanović, to stop calling out the media and journalists, what he has been doing intensively in recent days via Facebook posts.
To bring down issues of deterioration and suppression of journalism CJA warned about at its protest on Saturday just to Hrvoje Zovko case and to misrepresent the facts of his resignation from editor's position at HRT is not worthy of the role of Prime Minister.
Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) condemns action of Gordan Maras, SDP Parliament Member, who today booted out from the press conference the Croatian Radio Television (HRT) crew. CJA under no circumstances supports arbitrary decision to shut the door to journalists at work whatever media they might be from.
The Croatian Journalists’ Association (CJA) most seriously condemns heavy verbal attack of Živi Zid Party against Željka Godeč, Jutarnji list journalist. The attack was posted at the Facebook wall of Živi Zid party and it, together with comments, encourages lynching of the journalist because of her work.