UN reiterates need to protect journalists to ensure democracy

UN reiterates need to protect journalists to ensure democracy

UN reiterates need to protect journalists to ensure democracy

Written by Amani Nilar

15 Feb, 2022 | 5:13 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) ; The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Sri Lanka, Hanaa Singer states that the protection of Journalists and Activists play a fundamental role in ensuring a democratic society. 

In a tweet, she further stated that while their protection is vital to ensure freedom of expression, transparency and accountability. The silencing of critical voices, undermines public debate, freedom and the human rights of everyone.

 

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