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Journalists killed with impunity as world watches, says CPJ report

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WASHINGTON: In the past 10 years, 370 journalists have been murdered around the world and governments have failed to take meaningful action to protect them, says a report by the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Elisabeth Witchel, lead author of the report, warns that “the unchecked, unsolved murders of journalists who seek to inform […]

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UN resolution establishes 2 November as International Day to End Impunity

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Just days following the culmination of this year’s International Day to End Impunity campaign, IFEX welcomes the news that the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly has passed by consensus a resolution on the safety of journalists and the issue of impunity. The resolution includes a call to make the International Day to […]

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Culture of impunity

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PAKISTAN’S reaction to the drone strike in Hangu followed predictable lines: condemnations from all quarters, an expression of ‘deep concern’ to the US, more threats regarding the blocking of Nato supply lines, and political point-scoring at the expense of the PML-N. This anti-drone chorus has long revealed more about Pakistan than the nature of militancy […]

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No to impunity

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LAHORE: To mark International Day to End Impunity, which is being celebrated for the third year running on November 23, Reporters Without Borders is publishing 10 portraits of journalists and bloggers whose murders have not been solved or have not led to the conviction of their perpetrators and instigators. “Acts of violence against journalists and […]

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