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Resolution recognizes role of journalists covering protests

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails the resolution on “the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests” that UN Human Rights Council adopted on 28 March. It recognizes and endorses the essential role journalists play in covering demonstrations and condemns the harassment and attacks they often suffer while so doing. “Journalists covering demonstrations were exposed to a dramatic increase in violence and intimidation in 2013,” said Lucie Morillon, head of research (...)

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