Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)

What is covered?

Medical expenses, including psycho-social support

The support is provided by:

Important information about time and eligibility restrictions, as well as further requirements:

Support for:

  • HRDs and CSOs who faced a threat within the past 90 days(threats are on the basis ofhuman rights work).
  • HRDs and CSOs who have a track record of human rights work dating back at least six months.
  • HRDs include individuals advocating for human rights such as, but not limited to, land, labor, women’s, indigenous, LGBTI rights, and freedom of religion and belief. We also consider journalists to be HRDs.
  • CSOs include NGOs, journalist associations, networks, community-based organizations, student groups,LGBTI organizations, and labor unions.
  • CSOs do not need to be officially registered but must document a history of activism.
  • Support to survivors of religious persecution (on the basis of belief, non-belief, and/or religious identity)