Moldova

CSOs denounce vilification, tougher regulations for journalists adopted by parliament

CSOs denounce new book launched to villify Moldovan civil society; Moldovan farmers organise protests ; Independent TV channel fined by the Audiovisual Council; New regulations for audiovisual media institutions adopted Read more

CSOs denounce vilification, tougher regulations for journalists adopted by parliament

Media NGOs condemn state's obstruction of journalists

In September, six media NGOs issued a statement condemning Moldova's State Protection and Guard Service's obstruction of journalists' work. On 9 September, Guard Service employees blocked journalists' access to the Central Election Commission headquarters in an effort to keep them from questioning President Igor Dodon who was at the Commission to register his candidacy in the upcoming presidential elections on 1 November 2020. Read more

Media NGOs condemn state's obstruction of journalists

Law of NGOs adopted, protests violently dispersed

The Law of NGOs adopted at the second reading; New report released: Radiography of attacks on CSOs, 2019; Veterans’ protest violently dispersed; Journalists intimidated, assaulted Read more

Law of NGOs adopted, protests violently dispersed

CSOs challenge unjustified restrictions on expression amid COVID-19 outbreak

Moldovan Civil Society fights back unjustified regulations for media on COVID 19 coverage; March 8th celebrated in Chisinau with a Solidarity March for gender equality; Protests cancelled due to the pandemic; Civil society calls for adoption of new law on non-profits Read more

 CSOs challenge unjustified restrictions on expression amid COVID-19 outbreak

CSOs Get New Guide for NGO Law, as Media NGOs Denounce Intimidation of Journalists

The Centre for Legal Resources of Moldova (CJRM) published an updated guide for civil society organisations wishing to access funds under the so called ‘2% Law’; Protest held in front of the Laloveni Police Inspectorate and the District Prosecutor's Office to demand justice for a young man killed during a beating ; Veterans of the 1992 Transnistrian conflict hold a protest to demand for social rights and denounce Minister's statement; Journalists receive threats through anonymous letters Read more

CSOs Get New Guide for NGO Law, as Media NGOs Denounce Intimidation of Journalists

CSOs appeal for a healthy relationship with the new government

At the beginning of June 2019, a new parliamentary majority coalition was formed in the Republic of Moldova, which allowed the political crisis to end and the new government to be elected. Read more

CSOs appeal for a healthy relationship with the new government

CSOs document deteriorating space for civil society and media actors

CSOs document violations against CSOs, Moldova falls 10 places in latest RSF rankings, Experts document deteriorating space for media. Read more

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CSOs document deteriorating space for civil society and media actors

Pressure for NGOs during electoral period

Parliamentary elections will be held in Moldova on 24th February 2019. Within this context, during the last months, independent civil society organisations in Moldova have ringed an alarm about the pressures they are facing from different political actors. Read more

Pressure for NGOs during electoral period

Media NGOs condemn abuses against journalists at the PDM rally

Media organisations issued a statement where they condemned that several media outlets were unable to cover the Democratic Party (PDM) rally held on 21st October 2018. Read more

Media NGOs condemn abuses against journalists at the PDM rally

Thousands protest against corruption in Chisinau

On 26th August 2018, thousands rallied at the Great National Assembly Square in Chișinău, Moldova's capital. Participants of the protest chanted "down with the Government, down with the mafia" to denounce government corruption. Read more

Thousands protest against corruption in Chisinau