Tátra utca 15/b, 1136 Budapest HU
Contact: Dalma Dojcsák
Geographic area served: Hungary
Type of organization / entity: Domestic NGO
Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets; civic journalists/bloggers; freelance journalists; NGOs, and/or journalist associations
Type of support: Legal; advocacy
Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; filing amicus briefs to domestic and/or international courts in specific cases; providing supporting legal briefs and case law to NGOs or journalist associations that are directly litigating cases involving journalists/media outlets facing legal proceedings; providing general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets; providing pre-publication legal advice / counsel to journalists, media outlets, journalist associations; legal advocacy for specific cases and issues.
Types of cases: Defamation/libel; freedom of information cases; cases involving issues of source protection and/or whistleblowing; freedom of expression cases.
Fee structure: Pro-bono
Type of advocacy support: leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns in support of a journalist/media outlet facing legal proceedings or court challenges; leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns around specific policy or regulatory issues that impact journalists’ reporting practices and rights; issuing alerts to domestic and international media.