Statement by the Special Rapporteur on World Press Freedom Day
tates to protect women journalists from online and offline attacks, and urge social media companies to ensure that online spaces are free from discrimination and safe for all women,” said Irene Khan
Joint Statement on the situation in Ukraine
In the light of the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and the continuation of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, the monitors for freedom of expression and freedom of the media for the UN, ACHR, ItACHR, and the OSCE issued the following joint statement.
UN experts call for end to Russian aggression against Ukraine and urgent protection of human rights
UN human rights experts today called on the Russian Federation to immediately end its aggression against Ukraine and call off its unnecessary and unprovoked military attack. They issue the following statement:
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