Geographic area served: All Europe
Type of organization: International NGO
Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets, civic journalists/bloggers, freelance journalists, NGOs, and/or journalist associations.
Type of support: Legal, financial
Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; filing amicus briefs; supporting legal briefs and case law for NGOs or journalist associations; general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets; pre-publication legal advice / counsel to journalists, media outlets, journalist associations; legal advocacy for specific cases and issues.
Types of cases: Defamation/libel brought against a journalist/media outlet; freedom of information claims brought by a journalist / media outlet; cases involving issues of source protection; freedom of expression-related cases.
Fee structure: Pro-bono/free
Type of financial support: Financial support to cover costs of legal proceedings; financial support to NGOs or journalist associations; providing legal aid to journalists/media outlets.