UK’s role in defending media freedom

The Minister for South Asia, Commonwealth and United Nations, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, attended the International Bar Association’s ‘Virtually Together’ Conference, that followed the successful Canada-Botswana led Global Media Freedom Conference last week.

Lord Ahmad thanked the High Level Panel at the International Bar Association’s ‘Virtually Together’ Conference for their work to defend media freedom and welcomed their report on providing refuge to journalists at risk. “Your work to tackle those who seek to intimidate the press is vital”, he said.

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