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“Let Journalism Thrive”, says UN on Freedom of Expression Day

Monday, May 4th 2015 - 06:07 UTC
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Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world, top United Nations officials declared today as they inaugurated the 2015 edition of World Press Freedom Day with a reminder that both freedoms were “essential” for the shaping of a new global sustainable development agenda. Read full article

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  • golfcronie

    Freedom of speech for Argentina HaHaHa What about Nisman? Freedom of speech HaHa

    May 04th, 2015 - 08:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JohnN

    Probably a negative correlation between threats to a country's journalists and that country's rank on press freedom: higher the freedom, lower the threat.

    RSF's World Press Freedom Index : http://index.rsf.org/#!/
    Freedom House index:
    http://index.rsf.org/#!/

    May 04th, 2015 - 01:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    #1 golfcronie
    Come on. Have you ever read anything about Argentina's freedom of press?
    If you did you could post something that would make sense.
    If you were able to read Clarin and see the amount of falsehoods it disseminates regularly you would gain understanding.
    You may not like a government and that is fine--posting absurdities only hurts your own credibility.
    Here:
    “Extreme violence against members of the press is very rare in Argentina, and no journalists were murdered in 2012.”
    “In a positive step, libel and slander offenses for journalists were decriminalized in 2009 and are no longer punishable by imprisonment.”

    https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-press/2013/argentina#.VUeif_lVhBc

    May 04th, 2015 - 05:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world

    And the UN are brain dead.

    May 04th, 2015 - 06:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    golfcronie

    What about David Kelly?
    Argentina's freedom of speech is a the very least, as free as the English one...

    Proven fact.

    May 05th, 2015 - 06:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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