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April 10, 2015 - IAPA Message to Heads of State at the 7th Summit of the Americas

AN HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY

Leaders of the governments that represent the peoples of the Americas, gathered at this 7th Summit of the Americas, under the motto “Prosperity With Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas,” have an historic opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to freedom of expression and of the press and to the people’s right to information, principles that the Inter-American Democratic Charter regards as essential for democratic life and the common good.

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March 9, 2015 - Letter to Lithuanian on Banning Russian Government-Controlled TV Channels

Lithuanian President’s Office                                                      9 March 2015
S. Daukanto a. 3,
LT-01122 Vilnius, Lithuania
tel. 370 706 64 154, fax 370 706 64 145,
kanceliarija@prezidentas.lt

Lietuvos radijo ir televizijos komisija
Valstybės biudžetinė įstaiga
Šeimyniškių g. 3A
LT-09312 Vilnius, Lithuania
Chairman Edmundas Vaitiekūnas
Tel. 370 5 233 0660, fax 370 5 264 7125, el. p. lrtk@rtk.lt

Madame President, Excellencies :

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Nov. 5, 2014 - WPFC Statement To UN Interagency Meeting on Safety of Journalists and against Impunity

Strasbourg, France, 4 Nov. 2014

I’d like to suggest that we draft a text for submission by interested news media freedom NGOs to UN bodies to broaden international law to protect the rights of news gatherers to seek and distribute news and information, not only as now in interstate wartime under Article 79 of the Geneva Convention’s Additional Protocols, but also in times of peace,  tensions and civil strife.

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