Are new forms of censorship taking form during the pandemic? The case of Romania

Dumitrița Holdiș, Project Manager CIJ As the pandemic triggered by the SARS-Cov-2 spread around Europe, emergency legislation was put in place to allow for governments to better manage the crisis. In some cases, like Hungary and Romania, the state of emergency saw the introduction of measures that limited freedom of speech and freedom of information.  …

Coalition to Make Whistleblowing Safe During COVID-19 and Beyond

The signatories to this letter call on all public authorities and institutions to protect those who report or expose the harms, abuses and serious wrongdoing that arise during this period of crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also encourage all citizens and workers to participate in ensuring our governments, corporate institutions and markets remain accountable, and in defending …