IPI/SEEMO Press Release: Joint IPI/SEEMO Fact-finding Mission to Hungary To Be Held 15-16 December 2010

“The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), will hold a press freedom fact-finding mission to Hungary on 15-16 December 2010. […]

SEEMO Secretary General Oliver Vujovic said: “For the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) this visit is very important. We aim to obtain clear feedback from media and state representatives about the media situation, problems, and developments in Hungary.”

IPI Press Freedom and Communications Manager Anthony Mills said: “We have in recent months repeatedly expressed our concern at the deteriorating press freedom situation in Hungary. The legislation currently being discussed in parliament is further evidence of an attempt to limit the scope of press freedom in the country. That’s why missions like this are so important.” […]” http://www.freemedia.at/singleview/5242/