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#EndImpunity #FreethePress impunity International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists press freedom

Owners, publishers, and editors-in-chief of major news organisations from around the world will be in Paris on Friday (5th February) to discuss effective ways of increasing safety for news professionals and ending impunity for crimes against journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-04 16:11

Less than one in ten cases involving the killing of journalists are ever resolved. The near complete impunity for the perpetrators of crimes against journalists goes against everything that we stand for, our shared values, our common objectives, says Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO in a statement ahead of November 2, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-10-27 12:32

2nd November is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, a day that draws together efforts to denounce threats to journalists and media freedom worldwide. Join us in denouncing attacks on journalists #endimpunity

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-10-27 12:30

Zaffar Abbas is the Editor of DAWN newspaper in Pakistan, the oldest and most widely read English-language paper in the country. Zaffar has for many years been passionately engaged in the life of WAN-IFRA, and in particular the World Editors Forum, where he sits as a member of the board and provides advice and assistance on a number of its programmes and initiatives.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-10-26 12:48

"Although this day sounds new to most journalists in Zambia, there has been increasing impunity among politicians and those in the government to commit all sorts of crimes against journalists."

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-10-26 12:41

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