Press Freedom: Every Fifth Day a Journalist is Killed at Work

Published: November 2, 2015; 17:00 · (Vindobona)

According to a report from Unesco, worldwide more than 700 reporters have been killed from 2006 to 2014 in the exercise of their profession. On International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the OSCE Representative calls on participating States to step up their investigations.

“Journalists’ Safety, Media Freedom and Pluralism in Times of Conflict” Conference at the Hofburg Vienna / Picture: © Vindobona

On the occasion of International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today called on OSCE participating States to investigate all attacks on journalists thoroughly and to prosecute those who commit crimes against members of the media.

“If journalists are not safe and free to write and investigate…

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