CEC and NUJ Brussels at Southport DM2018 conference

During the NUJ DM2018 conference at Southport on Friday 21/04/2018, Cailin Mackenzie of CEC expressed anger at the fundamental human rights under threat. She said the union must work towards ensuring that the existing human rights framework is maintained, and raised concerns about journalists being put under surveillance, locked up and killed.

Also that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is one of the few places where journalists have the opportunity to hold governments to account internationally, and the NUJ’s historic achievement at the ECHR on the right to protect journalistic sources (in the case of NUJ member Bill Goodwin).

Full story: https://www.nuj.org.uk/news/dm18-government-policies/

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