Tom Gibson/CPJ European Union Representative
Tom Gibson is CPJ's lead advocate in Brussels, covering the EU. Before joining CPJ, Gibson managed Protection International's Burundi and Congo desks, advocating for stronger state accountability for the protection of human rights defenders and journalists. Gibson was also part of Amnesty International's Africa program in London and Nairobi.
Council of Europe journalist safety platform warns of backsliding press freedom
The Council of Europe Platform for the Protection of Journalism and the Safety of Journalists today published its annual report, “Wanted! Real Action for Media Freedom in Europe.” The report calls on the Council of Europe and its member states to show political will to address deteriorating press freedom in the region, based on an…
Council of Europe report finds attacks on journalists becoming a ‘new normal’
The Council of Europe Platform for the Protection of Journalism and the Safety of Journalists today published its annual report, “Hands off Press Freedom.”
Q&A: Impunity and journalist safety are priority says new OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Désir
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media plays a vital role that is valued by journalists and media freedom groups for its ability to speak out in defense of press freedom in participating states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.