People's Tribunal

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The People’s Tribunal Convenes in The Hague to Bring Justice to Murdered Syrian and Sri Lankan Journalists

The Hague, May 10, 2022 – On May 12-17, the People’s Tribunal on the Murder of Journalists will convene in The Hague to hear oral arguments and witness testimony in the murder cases of two journalists, one Sri Lankan and one Syrian, whose cases have become emblematic of impunity for crimes against the press in…

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People’s Tribunal on the Murder of Journalists to hear the case of Miguel Ángel López Velasco in Mexico City

New York, April 26, 2022 – In an unprecedented effort to achieve justice in the killing of journalists, three leading press freedom groups launched a People’s Tribunal in November 2021 to hold governments accountable. The Tribunal, a form of grassroots justice, relies on investigations and high quality legal analysis involving specific cases in three countries. The next hearing…

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Tribunal for murdered journalists to open in The Hague

The Hague, November 2, 2021 – In an unprecedented effort to achieve justice in the killing of journalists, three leading press freedom groups have launched a People’s Tribunal to hold governments accountable. The Tribunal, a form of grassroots justice, relies on investigations and high-quality legal analysis involving specific cases in three countries. The launch takes…

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CPJ to release 2021 Global Impunity Index

New York, October 21, 2021–The Committee to Protect Journalists will publish its annual list of countries where journalists are murdered regularly and their killers go free on October 28, 2021. The launch of the report, “Killers of journalists still get away with murder: CPJ’s 2021 Global Impunity Index,” comes just days ahead of the International…

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