Report on Seminar on Press Freedom in Brussels

Report on Seminar on Press Freedom in Brussels

By Deaglán de Bréadún Three issues featured strongly in the Press Seminar organised by the Association of European Journalists which took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on June 26th and 27th , immediately prior to the latest EU Summit.  They were:...
Attorney General outlines views on Judicial Bill

Attorney General outlines views on Judicial Bill

Transport Minister Shane Ross’s controversial bill to overhaul the appointment of judges is a “dog’s dinner” and needs significant work, if it is to be viable, Attorney General Seamus Woulfe has said. Mr Woulfe said the bill — which was the cause of a major row at the...

Comment:Turkey moving away from rule of law

The sentencing of five Turkish journalists to life imprisonment shows that the Turkish judiciary cannot make independent decisions, states Otmar Lahodynsky, President of Association of European Journalists (AEJ). The release on bail of Deniz Yücel, Turkey...