Human rights experts urge media protection and end to attacks on journalists
03 May, 2018, 13:32 | Author: Gregory Stephens
"These attacks serve to remind those who glibly demonize the press that journalists serve a crucial function in societies: the illumination of all matters of public interest, " Kaye said.
Taking to social media to convey his greetings and appreciation, the PM posted three tweets from his official Twitter handle in which he underlined the importance of free press, applauded those who work to ensure its freedom, and appreciate the proactive role of social media in safeguarding the independence.
According to UNESCO, their organizing is actively involved in defending the freedom of expression, which is at the core of its mandate, and has urged the world community "to think of the relations between the media, justice and the rule of law.
The United Nations recognizes that Afghanistan is one of the most risky places for journalists to work, and we reiterate our determination to protect journalist safety and to fight against impunity".
Greste joined previous recipients, investigative journalist Kate McClymont and News Corp's national editorial counsel Michael Cameron, on a panel to discuss press freedom, as part of the UN's World Press Freedom Day today. UNESCO also celebrates this occasion by holding award ceremonies for people who have protected the right to freedom for journalists, especially those who have done the same in the face of danger. This worldwide campaign aims to bring together media groups from different countries and regions to support free and independent media.
Mr Omwoyo also took issue with the formation of the Government Advertising Agency as the sole media-buying agency for the entire public sector. They expose truths we may otherwise never hear.
Papua New Guinea ranks 53 among 180 countries on World Press Freedom Index in 2018.
However, she struck a note of caution saying, "Freedom of the press, like any other freedom, is never completely secure". Journalists and media workers shine a light on local and global challenges and tell the stories that need to be told.
Article 19 joined with the Committee to Protect Journalists, International Freedom of Expression Exchange, International Press Institute, Index on Censorship and Reporters Without Borders to interview USA journalists.
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Adding to that abhorrent list, the NBC report Monday also revealed that Kelly perpetuates a culture of sexism in the West Wing. They also said that Kelly often steps in if other aides use curse words in front of women in the White House.
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Hundreds of additional protesters ran to the scene, and Israeli armored vehicles sped to the site and fired barrages of tear gas. Those protests call for the right of return for refugees to what is now Israeli territory after the country's creation in 1948.