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The UN Must Stop Silencing The Media And Stifling Press Freedom
05/03/2016 at 07:10 am - Drew Johnson


This article appeared in The Daily Caller on April 29, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, marks the United Nations’ annual World Press Freedom Day. The event is intended to celebrate the media’s vital role in a free society and encourage a free press in countries where that right is under attack. Unfortunately, however, the UN has no business hosting such an event. The organization has proven disturbingly hypocritical on the issue of press freedom, frequently engaging in extraordinary measures to silence the media and stifle the press’ ability to cover UN proceedings.

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