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Killing the truth: what can we do about journalist murders?

Every week a journalist is killed. In more than eight out of ten cases, the killers walk free. States and the international legal system fail to deliver justice. They also fail society at large, which is left with less reliable and timely information as a result. What can we do to address and prevent journalist murders?

16 December 2021, 12.00am

Hear from:
Jos Midas Bartman Research coordinator, A Safer World for the Truth Project, Free Press Unlimited, investigating cold cases of murdered journalists
Lana Estemirova Host of the Trouble with the Truth podcast produced in partnership with the Justice for Journalists foundation
Haydee Dijkstal UK Barrister at 33 Bedford Row Chambers who has represented the family of murdered Afghan journalist Yama Siawash
Chair, Ernest Sagaga Head of the Department of Human Rights and Safety at the International Federation of Journalists; served as the first official spokesperson of the International Criminal Court

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