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UNESCO chief decries murder of Russian journalist as attack on press freedom

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the latest murder of a journalist in the Volga region of central Russia as an attack on democracy and freedom of the press.

UN marks World Press Freedom Day with call to action against hate media

The United Nations marked World Press Freedom Day today with a call for action against hate media and stressed its cooperation with the media and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in pursuit of objective and free-flowing information.