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World Press Freedom Day brings focus on Johnston
UK: Govts have ‘duty’ to support free press

The government has used World Press Freedom Day to affirm its commitment to defend and protect media workers, who it claims are too often targeted for their work. News organisations across the globe are celebrating Press Freedom Day, which was launched by the UN in 1993. Vigils are also being held for Alan Johnston, the… Read more »

Home Office denies leaking unofficial terror updates
Anti-terror leak inquiry ‘in the public interest’

Opposition politicians and human rights groups have increased calls for an investigation into counter-terrorism leaks, after it was claimed media leaks comprised investigations. The Conservatives have written to the cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell formally requesting an inquiry into the leaking of counter-terrorism operations in Birmingham on January 31st. The Liberal Democrats are also calling… Read more »