Sub-themes, among other topics, included:
- Independence of media and journalists – freedom of expression – job security – physical threats – obligation to provide full protection to journalist and their sources of information;
- People’s right to information – domestic legislations – need for effective steps;
- Violation of right to information by spreading disinformation by monopolizing media – news distortion and black-out;
- Organs to secure freedom and pluralism of information – need for a global information center.
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