Any democracy to flourish in the world, PRESS FREEDOM must be kept pristine!
If there is any curbs or curtailment democracy gets weakened certain!
Third May is a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment
To press freedom and a day of reflection among media professionals
About issues of press freedom and professional ethics. World Press Freedom Day
A day of support for media which are targets for the restraint, or abolition,
Of press freedom. a day of remembrance for those journalists who lost their lives in the pursuit of a story.
It observes the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world,
To defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay
Tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.
Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a
It serves as an occasion to inform citizens of violations of press freedom
Reminder that in dozens of countries around the world, publications are
censored, fined, suspended and closed down, while journalists, editors
And publishers are harassed, attacked, detained and even murdered.
A day to encourage and develop initiatives in favor of press freedom,
And to assess the state of press freedom worldwide.