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The safety of journalists and the issue of impunity (A/69/268)

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Sixty-ninth session
Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Report of the Secretary-General

Summary

In its resolution 68/163 on the safety of journalists and the issue of impunity, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to the Assembly, at its sixty-ninth session, a report on the implementation of the resolution. The present report is submitted pursuant to that request. The report gives an overview of recent trends with regard to the safety of journalists and media workers, as well as of initiatives undertaken to ensure their protection, and includes conclusions and recommendations.