For the first time, the United Nations Human Rights Council's biannual resolution on journalist safety urges all states to release arbitrarily detained journalists and to protect the rights of reporters to use digital encryption and anonymity tools.
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- October 4, 2016
- July 20, 2016
Based on 86 in-depth interviews with journalists, editors and media owners, this Human Rights Watch report documents the hostile environment in which journalists work in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia
- November 3, 2015
As part of events marking the International Day to End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists, UNESCO and WAN-IFRA published an excerpt from their global study on the protection of journalism sources in the digital age.
- October 6, 2015
New security information sharing, training, insurance and communications initiatives also launched.
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