The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) calls on again Lithuanian Parliament to guarantee the full independence of public broadcaster LRT. The Director General of LRT, Monika Garbaciauskaite, issued today a letter expressing strong concern about proposed legal changes in LRT governance. A new draft law on LRT is to be debated by the Lithuanian Parliament on 11 January. “The latest developments that are now taking place may have a direct impact on LRT’s independence and at the same time pose serious threats to freedom of speech and democracy on the whole,” reacted Monika Garbaciauskaite. Following the report, issued on 12…
The conference is co-organised by the Lithuanian Journalists’ Union (LZS) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. The EFG GS Ricardo Gutiérrez will deliver the opening speech on Sunday.
The EFJ GS Ricardo Gutiérrez will attend the 17th Congress of the Lithuanian Journalists’ Union (LZS).
LITHUANIAN JOURNALISTS’ UNION (LŽS) Address Journalist’s House, Jogaila St. 11 (III.) LT-01116, Vilnius President Dainius Radzevičius, Pirmininkas@lzs.lt Mobile phone: +37061263838 Phone + (85) 212 2805 Email email@example.com Contact Person Dainius Radzevičius, Pirmininkas@lzs.lt Website http://www.lzs.lt/lt/titulinis_puslapis.html