A meeting of the Council of Europe is seen in Strasbourg, France on January 24, 2023. The council recently released its annual report on press freedom. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

Council of Europe journalist safety platform publishes annual report on press freedom

On March 7, 2023, the Council of Europe’s platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists published “War in Europe and the fight for the right to report,” an annual report providing a snapshot of the situation regarding media freedom and journalist safety in Europe, including recommendations for action.

The report was written by the platform’s partner organizations, a coalition of 15 press freedom groups and journalist associations, including CPJ.

The report can be read in full here.