International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

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2020 DateNovember 2, 2020
2021 DateNovember 2, 2021
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists History

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists seeks to condemn attacks and violence against journalists and media workers. This day aims to end impunity, which is exemption from punishment. It further aims to prevent violence by implementing measures that ensure justice and accountability for journalists and media workers.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists was established in 2013 by the U.N General Assembly. It is observed annually on November 2nd.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists Facts

  • More than 1000 journalists have been killed in the last decade according to the U.N.
  • According to the U.N, in the last decade only 1 out of 10 cases committed against journalists have lead to a conviction.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists - References and Related Sites

UN: End Crimes Against Journalists

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