Economic and Social Council 3rd Commission (Human Rights)


Imeltine van Essen

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Issue: Protection of Journalists and activists everywhere in the world

In Germany the "Grundgezets" or in English, the Basic law, ensures the freedom of speech, opinion and press; unless it can be determined to be hate speech in which case it is censored. 35 journalists have been killed and 259 have been jailed in 2017 according to CPJ and we feel that any number of incarcerations or deaths is too high. We are therefore very willing to cooperate on any resolutions which will help improve the safety of journalists anyw...