This op-ed by Internews CEOs Jeanne Bourgault and Daniel Bruce ran in the International Policy Digest on World Press Freedom DayRead more
Opinions & Editorials
The risk-bearing nature of journalists’ work continues to be laid bare for all to see. The world witnessed the brazen murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul last October, and still we decry the prolonged imprisonment of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar, writes Daniel Bruce, chief executive in Europe for Internews.
I welcome 2019 with gratitude for the many supporters who make our work at Internews possible.
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The independent spirit of Afghan journalists will not be extinguished by this vicious attack
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