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UPNG celebrates Media Freedom Day

03 May 2018, 02:18 | Katrina Lee

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Therefore, the safety of journalists must be guaranteed, and press freedom must be strengthened.

He said UNESCO records showed that more than 800 journalists were killed in the last decade and nine out of 10 killings went unpunished, adding that every time a journalist was killed, UNESCO called for justice.

We are eagerly awaiting a ruling by the Inter-American Human Rights Court in the case of Colombian journalist Nelson Carvajal, murdered 20 years ago.

"Peter's work as a courageous foreign correspondent is well-known, but his more recent work as a vocal press freedom advocate and communications scholar is less known - though no less laudable", Mr Stevens said.

The Prize awards a journalist who stood his or her ground in the defence of press freedom.

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You work so hard to give yourself the opportunity to play in the playoffs and it's disappointing to lose it", Lillard said. We can watch Game 4, through the comfortable lens of a 3-0 Pelicans lead, as a possible deciding night for series MVP.

The theme of World Press Day 2018 has been announced by United Nations as "Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law". On the other hand, the media's watchdog role is crucial to hold governments and institutions accountable.

In a release, MATT noted Reporters Without Borders or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), an global non-profit organisation which promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press, issued its 2018 World Press Freedom Index on April 25. "The development of a knowledge and information-based society via digital channels implies heightened vigilance, to ensure the essential criteria of transparency, free access and quality".

The European Union is founded on the values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law, on free and pluralistic media as enshrined in the EU's fundamental rights charter.

On the occasion of World Press Freedom day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that a free press makes for a stronger democracy and urged the citizens to reaffirm their "commitment to support a free press". We are where we are because the constitution provides clarity on the rights of journalists, the right of the media and provides a plural media that will be free and independent and so that is very important. UNESCO serves as an organising partner to keep the freedom of expression intact.



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