Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Country: Poland

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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Assistance Desk: Individual Support
    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporters Without Borders International
    Financial and administrative support for medical care if you are a victim of violence due to your work
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    Assistance Desk: Individual Support
    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporters Without Borders International
    Legal fees if you are wrongfully prosecuted
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    Relocation
    Assistance Desk: Individual Support
    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporters Without Borders International
    Resolution of most urgent needs if you decide to flee abroad because of threats and persecution
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    Living Expenses
    Assistance Desk: Individual Support
    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporters Without Borders International
    Resolution of most urgent needs if you decide to flee abroad because of threats and persecution. Financial and administrative support for families of journalists to cope with the consequences of the reprisals to which their loved-ones have been exposed.
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    Relocation
    Berlin Scholarship Program
    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporter ohne Grenzen Deutschland
    Reporters Without Borders Germany offers journalists from war zones and crisis areas the opportunity to take a break in Berlin for four months and complete a training program in digital security
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Black Journalists Therapy Relief Fund (BJTRF)
    International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
    Mental health support
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    Support in Exile
    Boris Nemtsov Fellowship program
    Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom
    The maximum duration of a fellowship is 6 months. The number of awarded fellowships depends on the available funds.
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    Digital Safety
    Digital Security Helpline
    Access Now
    24/7 rapid-response emergency assistance for people under digital attack
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    Relocation
    Elisabeth-Selbert-Initiative
    Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa)
    A safe place to recuperate, cope with trauma, and when possible, to network and further develop their professional skills
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    Living Expenses
    Emergency Assistance
    Journalisten helfen Journalisten (JhJ)
    Subsistence costs, support for family
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Medical expenses, including psycho-social support
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    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Legal represendation and trial monitoring
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    Relocation
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Temporary relocation, inclduing for dependents affected by the threat
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    Living Expenses
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Humanitarian assistance and dependent support Equipment replacement if confiscated or damaged
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    Physical Safety
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Improving physical security of home or office
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    Emergency Defence
    Media Defence
    If confronted with legal action as a result of the reporting: Funding for legal defence Advice to find a lawyer Technical legal support to lawyer Support to bring legal action to compel the state to protect the journalist’s rights if they have been violated, including to investigate abuses and bring perpetrators of attacks to justice
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    Relocation
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Emergency fund for temporary relocation
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Psychosocial support
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    Digital Safety
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Funds for security improvement (for example digital security software)
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    Physical Safety
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Funds for security improvement (for example specific security improvements like steel doors or security cameras)
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    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Legal Aid
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    Living Expenses
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Humanitarian support
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency Fund
    International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
    Small grants for psychological and medical care for incidents directly related to threats and crises caused by your work
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    Relocation
    Emergency Fund
    International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
    Three months of temporary relocation assistance in the event of crisis or threat
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    Emergency Fund
    International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
    Legal aid to counter threats of imprisonment or censorship
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    Digital Safety
    Living Expenses
    Physical Safety
    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Relocation
    Emergency grant for human rights defenders at risk
    ProtectDefenders.eu
    Emergency financial and material support for digital security Emergency financial support for legal fees Emergency financial support for humanitarian assistance (including family support) Emergency financial and material support for physical security Emergency financial support for medical support (including psychosocial support and rehabilitation) Emergency financial support for relocation
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    Digital Safety
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Funds for digital security
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    Physical Safety
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Funds for physical security 
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Medical support (including psycho-social support andrehabilitation) to defenders who have suffered a medical condition as a result of their peaceful human rights activities
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    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Legal support for human rights defenders who are bing judicially harassed