On World Press Freedom Day in May 2016, Croatian journalists openly protested against their government’s interference in the news media. Since then, nothing has changed in Croatia. In fact, things could get worse.
The European Union is outspoken in its support for press freedom, but its efforts to instill that value in aspiring and new member states is faltering. This is the first of two articles that examine how the EU deals with the issue of freedom of expression.
Volunteers are stepping up to provide aid, language classes, childcare and more at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, where the government has established a temporary shelter for asylum seekers.