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Arbour Says Harrassment and Secrecy Laws Undermine Press Freedom - Statement to mark World Press Freedom Day (3 May).
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour marked World Press Freedom Day, which falls on 3 May, by underscoring the importance of the media’s efforts to carry
out their vital task of informing the public about key events and policies – a right that is enshrined in international human rights law.
#WorldPressFreedomDay #3May #MassMedia
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OHCHR ,   (2008 )
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Press Release in English
Keywords:
JOURNALISM, JOURNALISTIC ETHICS, NEWS AGENCIES, NEWSPAPERS, MASS MEDIA, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, PRESS, PRESS LAW, RIGHT TO COMMUNICATE, FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, RIGHT TO COMMUNICATE, RIGHT TO THE TRUTH, ACCESS TO INFORMATION, INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION NEEDS, HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT.
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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