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Archive for June, 2012

Jun 29

PAJ Meeting with JAAA

Major steps have been taken to resolve the disagreement involving journalists and the Jamaica
Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) during a meeting involving representative of the
Press Association of Jamaica, the Media Association of Jamaica and the athletic body.

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Jun 29

Free Expression Rapporteurs Issue Joint Declaration

Catalina Botero,OAS Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, speaks at the press conference
held on June 25, 2012, at the IPI World Congress
PORT OF SPAIN, June 25, 2012 – The world’s four free expression rapporteurs today unveiled a
joint declaration calling for international mechanisms to address crimes against freedom of
expression.

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Jun 25

GLOBAL RAPPORTEURS FOR IPI TRINIDAD

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Four global rapporteurs on freedom of media, opinion and expression to launch their 2012 Joint
Declaration at the IPI World Congress

VIENNA, 16 June 2012 – Four freedom of expression rapporteurs whose mandates cover the
entire world will meet in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on 25 June to launch their annual
2012 Joint Declaration on “Crimes against Freedom of Expression”.
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Jun 25

CPJ LAUNCHES ANTI CRIMINAL DEFAMATION CAMPAIGN

Committee to Protect Journalists vows to fight criminal defamation in Americas

Is civil law enough to set a journalist straight in cases of alleged libel and slander? The
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) thinks so, as evidenced by “Critics Are Not Criminals
CPJ’s new campaign to help fight the criminalisation of speech in the Americas.

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