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Rights groups renew call for justice 1,000 days after murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

This statement was originally published on article19.org on 9 July 2020. 12 July marks 1,000 days since the assassination of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. On this anniversary, we, the undersigned organisations, once again demand justice for all those involved in her murder and the corruption she exposed.  In recent weeks, yet more disturbing

Malaysia: Civil society organizations stand in solidarity with Al Jazeera and for media freedom

This statement was originally published on cij.malaysia.net on 8 July 2020. We, the undersigned civil society organisations (CSOs) and individuals, are alarmed by actions taken by the Malaysian government following the release of a documentary on 3 July by Al Jazeera that reported on Malaysia’s treatment of undocumented migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government ministers,

Cambodia: 4 years on, no effective investigation into Kem Ley’s unlawful killing

This statement was originally published on cchrcambodia.org on 9 July 2020. Today, on the fourth anniversary of the killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, we, the 30 undersigned organizations, call on the Cambodian authorities to create an independent Commission of Inquiry to conduct an effective and impartial investigation that is

Joint statement in support of the mandate of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

This statement was originally published on article19.org on 9 July 2020. We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned by the decision of the representatives of Azerbaijan and Tajikistan to block the renewal of the mandate of Harlem Désir, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFOM). We respect the need for a consensus vote of

Framework on police-media relations and Safety of Journalists launched

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 3 July 2020. The Ghana Police Service (GPS) and major media stakeholders in Ghana have launched a manual on police-media relations. The manual is aimed at reinforcing relations between the Service and the media in order to enhance safety of journalists and ensure that perpetrators of violations

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