Category : World Press Freedom Day 2015

World Press Freedom Day: Call to protect freedom of expression

On World Press Freedom Day, 116 days after the attack at the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that left 11 dead and 12 wounded, we, the undersigned, reaffirm our commitment to defending the right to freedom of expression, even when that right is being used to express views that we and others may find difficult, or even offensive.

Dunja Mijatović: The good fight must continue

alt informationMedia freedom advocates must continue to move forward and provide the defenses necessary for free expression and free media to flourish. Complacency is not an option. Solidarity, however, is.

Mass surveillance: Journalists confront the moment of hesitation

alt informationFollowing Edward Snowden's revelations outlining the capabilities of intelligence agencies to monitor private online communications journalists are confronting a moment of hesitation.

The women challenging Bosnia’s divided media

alt informationA regional network of journalists, artists and activists is using the platform Balkan Diskurs to provide objective news against a backdrop of mounting media partisanship, writes Tim Bidey