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Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media

 

I. NEED TO KNOW

 

Powerpoint-Presentation (pdf-File, 191KB)

 

 

II. GOOD TO KNOW

 

a. Additional Powerpoints 

- PPP on Freedom of Expression and the World Information Society (pdf-File, 156KB)

 

- PPP on Freedom of Expression and the Case of Princess Caroline (pdf-File, 157KB)

 

b. Linklist on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (pdf-File, 42KB)

 

c. Documents

- INTERVIEW WITH FRENCH JOURNALIST GEORGE MALBRUNOT ON THE USE OF THE MEDIA BY HIS IRAQI KIDNAPPERS, Council of Europe - Subsite on Media freedom, March 2005.

 

- JOINT DECLARATION OF THE OSCE REPRESENTATIVE FOR FREEDOM OF THE MEDIA AND REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS ON GUARANTEEING MEDIA FREEDOM ON THE INTERNET (JUNE 2005)

 

- REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS - Press Freedom Index 2006

 

- AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, Egypt: New concerns about freedom of expression, Public Statement of 13 November 2006.

 

- THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Police detain another blogger despite international criticism, International Herald Tribune of 19 November 2006.

 

III. SELECTED ACTIVITIES

 

ACTIVITY 1: The Impact of the Internet (pdf-File, 61KB)

 

IV. CHRONOLOGY

- EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS of 1959: Article 10

 

- INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS of 1966: ARTICLE 19

 

- UNESCO DECLARATION OF FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES CONCERNING THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE MEDIA TO STRENGTHENING PEACE AND INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING, TO THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND TO COUNTERING RACISM, APARTHEID AND INCITEMENT OF WAR of 1978

 

- GENERAL COMMENT N 10 to ARTICLE 19 ICCPR of 1983

 

- DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITY OF INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS AND ORGANS OF SOCIETY TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT UNIVERSALLY RECOGNIZED HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS of 1998: DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

 

- RESOLUTION OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ON FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION of 1999