Slovenian Press Freedom Is Suffering, Journalists Say

According to research by the Peace Institute, an international nonprofit group with offices in Ljubljana, there are three types of press censorship in Slovenia. The first type of censorship is when sentences or whole paragraphs of text are deleted or changed without the consent of the author. Second on the list is when a newspaper refuses to publish articles or opinions after they have been assigned by editors. The third kind is people and topics that are verboten to writers if editors believe writing about them could disturb the government.

Not that long ago Slovenian journalists wrote open letter to people who live in the European Union due to censorship of government, losing jobs because they wrote something against government and so on. There were many public debates about this problem and also debates in European parliament.

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