Latest Events on Journalist Safety and Impunity

Journalism and the Black Lives Matter Protests (Zoom, July 7)

Reporting safely and with clarity: Journalism and the Black Lives Matter Protests Following the murder of George Floyd and the ensuing nationwide protests against institutionalized racism, American journalists have been called to witness a turning point in the country’s history. It’s forced a real-time debate about how journalists mesh their craft and moral obligations with […]

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Freedom of Expression, Media and Information: SHDM II (June 22-23, 2020)

The second Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on Freedom of Expression, Media and Information took place on 22-23 June 2020 (online). The meeting was organized by the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship with the support of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).   Representatives of OSCE participating […]

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Access to information and the safety of journalists in times of crisis (June 4, 2020)

  In times when public authorities must take significant decisions that affect public health, civil liberties and people’s prosperity, the public’s right to access information about such decisions is vital. Governments must, under international human rights law, protect the right to freedom of expression, including the right to seek, receive, and impart information of all kinds, […]

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The End of Press Freedom in Hong Kong? (June 3, 2020)

  Despite a growing international outcry, China’s National People’s Congress has greenlighted a new “security law” for Hong Kong, which is expected to make it easier for China to repress critical voices in Hong Kong under the cover of national security. The new law is a threat not only to the pro-democratic protest movement in […]

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