Torture is still used in Moldova

Torture is still used in Moldova   Torture and cruel treatment are still used in the Republic of Moldova, and according to international reports, in detention and psychiatric institutions this phenomenon is frequently encountered. Most cases in psychiatric institutions are not properly examined and solved. The statements belong to the authors of a project condemning the phenomenon of torture and aiming at the rehabilitation of victims, that is implemented by

Conference on “Media, Opinion-influencing, Human Rights”

  Eastern Europe: Conference on "Media, Opinion-influencing, Human Rights" Frankfurt a.M., on Friday, December 6th   On St. Nicholas Day, to the upcoming International Human Rights Day, the Frankfurt members of the German parliament Kordula Schulz-Asche, Tabea Rößner and Matthias Zimmer as well as the Frankfurt member of the Hessian parliament Martina Feldmayer will listen to 14 human rights activists from all 6 countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia.

Summer 2019 – Hot topics

Summer 2019, hot topics in the project work of the German section in the 6 countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia  

Семинар в Кутаиси

Семинар в Кутаиси 9 Ноября 2019 года в городе Кутаиси состоялся семинар на тему “МАСС-МЕДИА, ФОРМИРОВАНИЕ МНЕНИЯ, ПРАВА ЧЕЛОВЕКА В СТРАНАХ ВОСТОЧНОГО ПАРТНЕРСТВА” Семинар проводила грузинская национальная секция ISHR – IGFM. Референт/лектор семинара президент грузинской национальной секции ISHR–IGFM Автандил Давитаия, Модератором семинара был Георгий Пацация и Георгий Микава. Организаторы встречи – Автандил Давитая, Георгий Микава и Георгий Пацация. В Семинаре принимали участие: журналисты, представители неправительственных организаций, блогеры, профессора ведущих вузов

Belarus. Collective responsibilty against disinformation.

 About the collective responsibility of state, media, civil society and user against disinformation From a speech at the round-table meeting “Disinformation in the media. Ways to overcome it” (“Disinformation in the media. Ways to overcome it”, Minsk, October 17, 2019) In the situation of the increased volume of fake news in both traditional and new media, an increase in cases of manipulation of the consciousness of information consumers, it is

Lawyer of German citizen accuses authorities of R. Moldova of unfairly treating her client

Lawyer of German citizen accuses authorities of R. Moldova of unfairly treating her client   Lawyer Angela Procopciuc called on Moldovan law enforcement agencies to take necessary action in order to protect German citizen Friedrich Maier from human rights violations. According to the lawyer, the German was a "victim due to being too trustful". The lawyer of a German citizen alleges that her client, although he was conned and detained

How to distinguish misinformation from information

How to distinguish misinformation from information   Roundtable on “Freedom of press, manipulation of thoughts, threats to media, role of social networks” was organized in Gazakh region by the Azerbaijan National Section of International Society for Human Rights. Local social activists actively attended the roundtable. Saadat Bananyarli, the head of the Azerbaijan National Section of International Society for Human Rights, spoke about the place and role of information in the

Moldovan press remains at subsistence level, Mass-Media Forum

Moldovan press remains at subsistence level, Mass-Media Forum Limited access to information, media market concentration and the advertising market monopoly keep the Moldovan press at a subsistence level. Real media can't sustain itself without the help of external donors and journalism as a profession and product cannot develop. These factors caused Moldova to drop ten positions this year in the Press Freedom Index, ranking 91st out of 180 countries. The

Cybercrime and the rules of a personal response

Cybercrime and the rules of a personal response Image credit to Cerillion Skyline From a report at the seminar “Media, opinion formation, human rights” (Brest, September 28, 2019) The international experts on cybersecurity of Cybersecurity Ventures estimated that in 2019 cyber attacks occur every 14 seconds in the world. Increasing in number of cases of fraud using social engineering techniques is also expected to be totaled in the

Why is Sovetskaya Street in Brest better than Eugene Doga Street in Chisinau…?

Why is Sovetskaya Street in Brest better than Eugene Doga Street in Chisinau ...?   In Moldova, elections of mayors of cities and local councilors are held. These are the first elections in the country that take place after the overthrow of the totalitarian regime of Vladimir Plahotniuc and his DPM (the Democratic Party of Moldova). The results of the rule of the so-called “Pro-European Coalition” formed by the alliance