Switzerland and OHCHR stress importance of freedom of the press and freedom of opinion and expression

Local news, 01.09.2020

Around the world, the work of journalists has become more difficult in recent years. In many places, press freedom is being restricted. Under the heading of ‘Journalists at risk - Let's protect media freedom!’, President Simonetta Sommaruga and Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, issued a joint invitation to an event in Geneva, providing a platform for journalists concerned.

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President of the Swiss Confederation, Simonetta Sommaruga, and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet in Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room © Mark Henley

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