Estonian Association of Journalists: Justice ministry attacking freedom of press

  • 2020-11-27
  • BNS/TBT staff news
The Estonian Association of Journalists has criticized Minister of Justice Raivo Aeg for proposing that the prosecutor's office assess the legality of journalists' activities during their investigation of the education minister's use of ministry car. "Minister Raivo Aeg sending a text message to Prosecutor General Andres Parmas requesting for journalists' activities to be investigated on the basis of section 137 of the Penal Code -- a section on unauthorized surveillance -- is unprecedented and inevitably brings to mind the occupation-era telephone la...
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