Makedonija Str. 11/1-5, Skopje, Macedonia, 1000

Contact: Dejan Georgievski, dejan@mdc.org.mk, +38978483102

http://www.mdc.org.mk

 

Geographic area served: Macedonia

Type of organization / entity: Domestic NGO

Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets

Type of support: Legal, advocacy

Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; providing general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets.

Types of cases: Defamation/libel; freedom of information claims; cases involving issues of source protection and/or whistleblowing.

Fee structure: Pro-bono/free

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, fundraising for journalists facing court proceedings.