CPJ, partners call on European Commission to act on press freedom in Greece

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Tuesday joined 16 partner organizations in a letter to Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, to ask her to hold the Greek authorities to account for press freedom concerns.

CPJ and other organizations recently reported that Greece is the only EU country to currently have two open cases of impunity for the murder of journalists and that almost no other country in the EU has experienced such a high number of physical attacks which endanger the safety of journalists in the last few years.

Read the full text of the letter below: