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World Press Freedom Day

As part of a day of global action on 3 May to protest the on-going deterioration of freedom of expression in Turkey, WAN-IFRA joined IFEX, the global network comprising 108 organisations dedicated to promoting and defending freedom of expression, to raise a collective voice to the attention of Turkish diplomatic missions worldwide.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-04-28 12:39

Pressures on journalists and media organisations are designed to reduce transparency and accountability in society. Usually it means powerful interests have something to hide from public view. Ultimately, media need to do more to convince public opinion that such targeting is an attack on common values and will not be tolerated.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-04-28 12:28

WAN-IFRA partners from four regions came together in Helsinki, Finland from May 2-4 for the inaugural Media Freedom Committee meeting as well as to celebrate World Press Freedom Day in conjunction with UNESCO’s global conference. There, participants shared experiences and discussed the challenges facing journalists in their respective countries.

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Hedvig Lundstrom's picture

Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-05-19 15:08

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-04-29 15:22

WAN-IFRA is delighted to invite you to the World Press Freedom Day/Difference Day event at BOZAR in Brussels on Sunday, 3rd May 2015.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-04-22 10:13

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-04-14 13:21

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day 2014, the press freedom situation in Azerbaijan is worse than perhaps ever before. Journalists and bloggers who dare to criticize the authorities or cover risky topics such as human rights abuses and corruption face a range of pressures, including harassment, intimidation, threats, blackmail, violent attack, and imprisonment.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-04-26 10:32

احتشد اعضاء مجموعة مراقبة حالة حرية التعبير في تونس بمناسبة اليوم العالمي لحرية الصحافة من أجل إطلاق مبادرات جديدة ترمي الى دعم حق حرية التعبير في تونس في مواجهة التحديات وماتزال حرية التعبير تحت التهديد بالرغم من المكاسب التي تحققت في السنة الماضية.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2012-05-10 16:49

Les membres du Groupe d'observation de la Tunisie organisé par l'Échange international de la liberté d'expression (TMG de l'IFEX) se sont réunis à Tunis à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale de la liberté de la presse afin de marquer le lancement de quatre nouvelles initiatives d'appui aux droits des Tunisiens à la liberté d'expression, qui demeure menacée en dépit des avancées de la dernière année.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2012-05-10 16:47

(IFEX-TMG) - 3 May 2012 - Members of the IFEX-TMG gathered in Tunis for World Press Freedom Day to mark the launch of four new initiatives to support Tunisian rights to freedom of expression, which remains under threat despite the gains of the past year.

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William Granger's picture

William Granger

Date

2012-05-07 11:25

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