Posted by: APO | 5 September 2016

UNESCO and the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights partner to fight impunity for crimes against journalists

The rate of impunity for crimes against journalists remains extremely high worldwide, according to UNESCO figures, which show that since 2006, fewer than 7% of these crimes have been brought to justice. In Africa, only five of the 131 murders of journalists committed between 2006 and 2015 have been brought to court. UNESCO and the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will host an inter-regional… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/unesco-and-the-african-court-on-human-and-peoples-rights-partner-to-fight-impunity-for-crimes-against-journalists?lang=en


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