DROI Chair condemns violations of media freedom


On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2018

Alarmed by ongoing harassments of journalists and social media activists, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Pier Antonio Panzeri (S&D, IT) made the following statement:

"Press freedom is one of the fundamental freedoms enshrined in universal human rights instruments such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Press and media freedom is also one of the core freedoms guaranteed by the European Charter of Fundamental Rights.