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Black Lives Matter: Taking Action

June 16, 2020
By Jeanne Bourgault Jodie Ginsberg

International development worldwide has rightly come under criticism for its lack of diversity and a failure to make explicit commitments to change in the wake of the #BlackLivesMatter protests.

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Standing Together for Press Freedom

May 1, 2020
By Jeanne Bourgault

By Jeanne Bourgault On World Press Freedom Day, we recognize that never before has the need for independent media and reliable information been greater, and yet never more at risk.

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Jeremy Hunt’s campaign to promote #MediaFreedom is just the start

April 10, 2019

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.