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World Press Freedom Day meeting sounds the alarm at increasing attacks; declaration calls free media vital to future UN ‘development goals’ (AEJ – Association of European Journalists)

(Source: AEJ – Association of European Journalists) At the major gathering at UNESCO in Paris for 2014 World Press Freedom Day UNESCO launched itsWorld Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development, including shocking evidence of many states’ persistent failure to find and punish those responsible for killings of journalists and other attacks that deprive societies of access to reliable and uncensored information. The Declaration adopted at the meeting followed…