press freedom

Azerbaijani journalist selected for annual UN press freedom award

An Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist has been named this year’s winner of the annual United Nations prize that honours those promoting freedom of expression.

UNESCO chief condemns murder of Indian journalist

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with promoting and defending the freedom of the press today condemned the murder of a journalist in India and called on local authorities to undertake a thorough investigation into the killing.

UNESCO chief deplores slayings of another two Brazilian journalists

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the murders of two Brazilian journalists earlier this month and called for thorough investigations of the killings.