Why media freedom is always worth fighting for

On Monday, many around the globe celebrated World Press Freedom Day.

Described as a day that “acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom”, and a day of “reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics”, World Press Freedom Day had its origins in a Unesco conference in Windhoek, Namibia, in 1991.  ..

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