2020 Overview: The impact of Covid on IJAS and its members


    Although freedom of expression may be restricted, if the restriction is necessary to protect public health, among other things, then this must be done in a manner adequate to a democratic society, without interfering into the substance of the guaranteed right to timely and truthful information. During the state of emergency, a number of regulations were adopted that limited a certain number of fundamental rights which had a direct impact on the work of journalists, including restrictions on movement, a ban on attending events important for timely and truthful information to citizens, and other government actions which affected the inability of journalists to do their job professionally.