Amal Clooney media freedom report urges sanctions to 'punish and deter' attacks on journalists

Governments should sanction those complicit in the killing or arbitrary imprisonment of journalists to “shift the default from impunity to accountability”, a new report by human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says. These targeted sanctions should also be used in response to “serious systemic restrictions on media freedoms” such as internet shutdowns. The report is the … Continue reading Amal Clooney media freedom report urges sanctions to ‘punish and deter’ attacks on journalists