Media Freedom Coalition
About the MFC
Media freedom is an integral element of democracy, human rights, global security and prosperity.
The MFC brings together 50 countries from six continents to promote media freedom through advocacy, diplomatic interventions, legal reforms, events and funding. In carrying out this work, governments of the MFC – as well as their embassies – work closely with civil society, legal experts, multilateral organisations and journalists themselves.
Media Freedom Coalition statement on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
The Media Freedom Coalition commemorates the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists to highlight the indispensable role of journalists and media workers in protecting and promoting the right to freedom of expression for all individuals
The undersigned members of the Media Freedom Coalition express their deep concern about the declining freedom of the media and independent voices in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Media Freedom Coalition comprises member countries from six continents, all of which have signed the Global Pledge on Media Freedom.
The Coalition is led by two rotating Co-chairs, while an Executive Group of approximately eight countries provides strategic direction.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIsmqaOQvxk Freedom of expression is protected in international law, because, without it, democracy and the rule of law wither away. A free and uncensored press is a vital aspect of this freedom: independent media hold governments to account, facilitate the enjoyment of other fundamental freedoms, and shed light on matters