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For more than three centuries since Britain abolished the last set of statutory controls on the press in 1695, the United Kingdom has been a consistent champion of the most crucial freedom of all - freedom of expression – and a beacon of liberty across the world.
Freedom of expression was central to the European Convention of Human Rights which Britain helped draft. It is part of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to which the UK is a signatory. It is a core belief in the Commonwealth Charter which Britain inspired. FreeJan. 31, 2013 - Letter from the Coordinating Committee of Press Freedom Organizations to the British Parliament
COMMONWEALTH PRESS UNION MEDIA TRUST, London
FIPP – THE WORLDWIDE MAGAZINE MEDIA ASSOCIATION, London
INTER AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION, Miami
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTING, Montevideo
INTERNATIONAL PRESS INSTITUTE, Vienna
WORLD ASSOCIATION OF NEWSPAPERS & NEWS PUBLISHERS,
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM COMMITTEE, Paris/Washington DC
24 January 2013
To the Honorable Members of Parliament:Oct. 17, 2012 - IFEX-TMG Calls on Tunisia to Guarantee Media Independence
(IFEX-TMG) - 17 October 2012 - A general strike for media employees is taking place today as Tunisian authorities continue to resist demands to make constitutional guarantees on freedom of expression and recall controversial media sector appointments. The IFEX Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG), a coalition of 21 IFEX members, which includes the World Press Freedom Committee, stands strongly with the media sector in its action, calling on the Tunisian government to reconsider its policies regarding the media and to engage in meaningful dialogue that will secure its independence.