The Terrible Price of Press Freedom – Peter Tatchell

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Human rights campaigner PETER TATCHELL joins Eoin Drinan on the eve of World Press Freedom Day. He talks about the importance of Press Freedom, saying that in many countries in 2013 Press Freedom and freedom of expression are not considered to be natural rights.

Peter talks about the great personal danger that many journalists put themselves in by speaking out against corruption and the terrible consequences they can face.

Duration: 09'14 DATE: May 2, 2013
Interviewer:Eoin Drinan
Producer:Eoin Drinan
Interviewee:Peter Thatchell
Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
Keywords:Peter thatchell, world press freedom day, murder of journalists, freedom of expression, press freedom,
LocationInternational Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20130502_NST_002
Rights:Creative Commons License
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