Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Today, 3rd May is World Press Freedom Day. 
The theme is "Keeping Power in Check:  Media, Justice and The Rule of Law"

"On World Press Freedom Day 2018, I call on governments to strengthen press freedom, and to protect journalists. Promoting a free press is standing up for our right to truth." — António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General





                              http://www.un.org/en/events/pressfreedomday/


Local and  foreign journalists in West Papua  continue to face harassment, intimidation, and deportation despite Jokowi’s statement in May 2015 that West Papua was now open. 

Indonesia is ranked 124th out of 180 countries in RSF's 2017 World Press Freedom Index.  
https://rsf.org/en/indonesia



MAY: GLOBAL MEDIA ALERT FOR WEST PAPUA
https://www.freewestpapua.org/2018/04/25/may-global-media-alert-for-west-papua/

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