May 1, 2013


Vienna, 1 May 2013

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is alarmed after several members of the judiciary, among them the acting General Prosecutor and four Supreme Court judges, are seeking damages totaling 940,000 EUR from the daily newspaper Nový Čas and its publisher for photos and videos published in June 2011
Additional Judge Michal Truban is asking from the newspaper SME 150,000 EUR. He claims that an investigative article published by the newspaper in September 2012 had impugned his honour.