World Press Freedom Day

The Slovak Spectator marks World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2010. World Press Freedom Day marks the anniversary of the 1991 Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of principles calling for a free, independent and pluralistic media throughout the world. The declaration affirms that a free press is essential to the existence of democracy and a fundamental human right. For more information visit www.worldpressfreedomday.org.

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The Slovak Spectator marks World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2010. World Press Freedom Day marks the anniversary of the 1991 Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of principles calling for a free, independent and pluralistic media throughout the world. The declaration affirms that a free press is essential to the existence of democracy and a fundamental human right. For more information visit www.worldpressfreedomday.org.

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