International Day to End Impunity

The United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/68/163 at its 68th session in 2013 which proclaimed 2 November as the ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists’.

The Resolution urged Member States to implement definite measures countering the present culture of impunity. It also urges Member States to do their utmost to prevent violence against journalists and media workers, to ensure accountability, bring to justice perpetrators of crimes against journalists and media workers, and ensure that victims have access to appropriate remedies. Read more at the United Nations  events page.

 

 

Updates 2 November 2016

The new UNESCO figures on Killings and impunity has been published

Here is a video Message from UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, Frank La Rue.

More on the Facts and Figures between 2006-2015 can be read here

 

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