Added by on 2014-04-01

Тhe Media Development Center, under the auspices of the USAID Programme for Strengthening of Independent Media in the Republic of Macedonia and the Project for Media Legal Reform and Responsible Media, monitored the civil litigation cases tried under the Law on Civil Liability for Defamation in the period from February 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014.

This Report covers primarily the defamation actions that involve journalists, editors and media outlets. Over a period of 13 months, at the Basic Court Skopje 2, Skopje, the Media Development Center monitored 45 defamation action cases involving journalists, editors and media outlets. Journalists, editors or media outlets appear as plaintiffs in just seven cases.

The full report is attached to this article as a PDF document.