Call for Submissions: Challenges to freedom of opinion and expression in times of conflicts and disturbances

The Special Rapporteur is launching a multi-year project to examine the challenges to the right to freedom of opinion and expression in the context of conflict and violence

Irene Khan addresses the UN Security Council on the protection of journalists

Irene Khan spoke at the UN Security Council today on the protection of journalists around the world. Below is her statement.   (CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY) Statement of Irene Khan, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression Security Council...

REPORT: Reinforcing media freedom and the safety of journalists in the digital age

In this report, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, examines the opportunities, challenges and threats to media in the digital age. She highlights the societal relevance of independent, free and...