Journalism is under attack worldwide. The trend, worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic and the anger surrounding it, has been amplified by politicians inciting hate against those who criticize them.
With the EU voting on new air quality rules, satellite data shows 98% of people face pollution above limits recommended by the World Health Organization.
Fico heads into elections driven by anger, revenge, and desire for power—and for salvation. If there is one thing for which Robert Fico has real talent, it is perceiving the mood of society and raising issues that resonate and have an immediate political effect. And he does not give up .
Viktor Orban’s regime secretly purchased the Pegasus spyware, commonly used by governments on journalists, activists, and political opponents. The same spyware was used extensively in Poland to keep tabs on lawyers and prosecutors. The software, produced by the Israeli NSO Group, is the focus of a special investigation committee.
The Regional Court in Prague has ruled that Andrej Babiš must apologize to investigative journalist and investigace.cz editor-in-chief Pavla Holcová for false claims he published about her on Facebook.