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CJFE supports Radio B92 in Belgrade

Ich denke, das ist sinnvoller als irgendeine Diskussion 
um juristisch unfundierte "Selbstanzeigen", die so lächerlich 
und juristisch so unfundiert sind, daß es noch nicht einmal 
zu einer vernünftigen Publicity taugt.



>Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 19:07:14 -0500
>From: "CJFE" <cjfe@cjfe.org>
>Subject: CJFE supports Radio B92 in Belgrade
>To: <gilc-plan@gilc.org>
>Reply-To: gilc-plan@gilc.org
>NEWS RELEASE                                                    26 MARCH
>Radio B92 is under attack in Belgrade, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
>Its transmitter has been seized, but it can still be heard on the Internet
>with Real Audio at http://www.b92.net, or through mirror sites such as
>http://helpB92.xs4all.nl, which also has all the latest news about attacks
>on independent radio in the region. Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
>(CJFE) has joined the campaign to support Radio B92, which is a founding
>member of the Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM). ANEM is a
>member of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX), a network
>of 38 freedom of expression organizations around the world. CJFE operates
>the IFEX Clearing House on behalf of the IFEX membership. The Clearing House
>is an electronic wire service which circulates news such as the crackdown on
>independent media in the former Yugoslavia.
>CJFE strongly urges media and individuals to support this cause, by making a
>donation, mirroring the site or putting a link on your own website. CJFE
>today made a grant of $500 to the cause from its Journalists in Distress
>fund. There is also a link to the B92's Support Group's website at CJFE's
>website at www.cjfe.org. Below, please find a press release from B92's
>support coalition.
>Latest news at http://helpB92.xs4all.nl
>Early on 24 March, the transmitter of Radio B92 from Belgrade was
>confiscated by the Serbian authorities. The editor-in-chief, Veran Matic,
>was held in custody in a police station for well over eight hours. Despite
>this intimidation the station continues its independent news service. At De
>Balie in Amsterdam a support group was founded on 24 March, which intends to
>support B92 and other independent media in Yugoslavia where possible in the
>continuation of these important news services.
>With the support of Internet provider XS4ALL, B92 also transmits its signals
>via Internet since December 1996. These digital broadcasts are picked up by
>the BBC Worldservice and retransmitted via satellite. Through a network of
>local radio stations the programs of B92 can be heard throughout Serbia,
>despite repeated attempts by the authorities to silence the station. At this
>moment it is still possible to follow the broadcasts of Radio B92 in Real
>Audio on their website, at http://www.b92.net
>In light of the current tense situation it is very likely that the
>possibilities of B92 to continue its independent news service will be
>limited even further. The support group therefore intends to take measures
>to distribute news by and about B92 from Amsterdam. For that purpose a
>special website has been opened at http://helpB92.xs4all.nl/.
>B92 is the backbone of the independent news service in Yugoslavia. Without
>immediate financial support this last source of independent news for the
>inhabitants of this region is endangered. A fundraising campaign is being
>started by the support group, in order to send money and equipment to B92
>and other independent radio stations in Serbia and Kosovo as soon as
>The founders of the support group are: B92, De Balie, De Digitale Stad, Next
>5 Minutes, Press Now, radioqualia (Australia), De Waag (MONM) and XS4ALL.
>For more information or to send messages of support, please e-mail
>helpB92@xs4all.nl. You can also digitally support this initiative by copying
>the special logo onto your website and linking to Help B92.
>Use the HelpB92 logo on your homepage and copy the following html to create
>an instant link to the helpb92.xs4all.nl homepage.
>Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
>489 College St. #403
>Toronto, ON M6G 1A5
>Tel: +1 416 515 9622
>Fax: +1 416 515 7879
>E-mail: cjfe@cjfe.org
>WWW site: www.cjfe.org