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Press Freedom Needs Protection from Pandemic too — Global Issues

by Farhana Haque Rahman (rome) Thursday, April 30, 2020 Inter Press Service Farhana Haque Rahman is Senior Vice President of IPS Inter Press Service; a journalist and communications expert, she is a former senior official of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. ROME, Apr 30 (IPS) – […]

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Saudi UNESCO Win Riles Khashoggi Standard-Bearers — Global Issues

Saudi Arabia was elected to the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO’s top board. However, human rights activists say that the Saudi government, which has been implicated in the murder of journalist and government critic Jamal Khashoggi (pictured) in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last year, has been pursuing an ongoing crackdown on political freedoms. Many […]

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