Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Mitra Nazar speaks to journalist Anuska Delic about the article that almost landed her in prison for three years.
The move follows the highly publicised trial of Delo investigative journalist Anuška Delić on charges of publishing classified state intelligence after she revealed links between the Slovenian neo-Nazi group Blood and Honour and members of the Slovenian Democratic Party in a 2011 exposé.
In 2011, Anuška Delić wrote a series of articles, just before the Slovenian parliamentary elections, in which she uncovered alleged connections between the Slovenian neo-Nazi group “Blood and Honour” and members of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS).
Mitja Kunstelj, a well-known and controversial blogger was charged with defamation after posting extremely crude terms to describe details of the private lives of two journalists with whom he used to be close.
Reporter Jaka Elikan had been conducting investigations into Electa, a company owned by prominent businessman Jure Jankovic.
Courts illegally monitored telephone calls between judges and journalists, newspaper claims.
The gag order had followed articles published in the newspaper suggesting an Italian businessman’s involvement in corruption.
A court rejected a newspaper’s appeal against a temporary injunction that stops the paper reporting on an Italian businessman’s alleged involvement in a corruption scandal.
A temporary court injunction has been slapped on Slovene daily newspaper “Dnevnik”, preventing it from reporting on an alleged corruption controversy.
Journalist Magnus Berglund has been charged with two counts of criminal defamation and faces up to six months in prison if found guilty.
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