London conference puts UK on world press freedom map
By ECPMF staff
An EU Member State where the murder of a journalist remains unpunished and investigative journalists have been prosecuted for refusing to reveal whistleblowers is hosting an international media freedom conference.
London welcomes press freedom campaigners with Orwell quote. Photo: ECPMF
London welcomes global media freedom campaigners and journalists on 9. and 10. July – except for the two Russian broadcasters RT and Sputnik, whose accreditation to the conference has been refused.
The UK has its share of press and media freedom violations. Impunity surrounds the murder of reporter Lyra McKee in April 2019. A dissident Irish Republican group. the New…