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Lawyers: Media must remain vigilant when state starts drawing boundaries

The media must be vigilant in democracies in cases where the judiciary or the state begin to limit journalists’ activities or threaten them with penalties, sworn attorneys Karmen Turk and Maarja Pild say.

Turk and Pild made there remarks to ETV news show “Aktuaalne kaamera” (AK) in the wake of Thursday’s news that two journalists at investigative weekly Eesti Ekspress have been fined €1,000 each in respect of an article which reported on an ongoing money laundering investigation into former managers at Swedbank.

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