Training with journalists on SLAPP lawsuits

Prishtina, June 3, 2022 – FOL movement with the support of “Safe Journalist” has held on friday a one-day training with journalists of local and central media.

In this training, the journalists were closely acquainted with the experiences of their colleagues, Ardiana Thaçi and Lavdim Hamidi, who are facing SLAPP lawsuits. Meanwhile, the media expert, Flutura Kusari, informed the journalists about the legal framework of the SLAPP lawsuits, freedom of expression and the rights of the journalist.

This training was intended for journalists to get acquainted with SLAPP lawsuits and how to fight these lawsuits, their obligations under international human rights and humanitarian law, the important role played by journalists and other media actors in a democratic society as and international standards of freedom of expression.

This project is funded by the European Union through