freedom of the press

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a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

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If there is one thing that defines the American tradition and the success of our nation, it has to be the First Amendment, with its guarantee of free speech and freedom of the press.
For his part, the President of IFJ praised Tunisia's efforts to consolidate the mechanisms for protecting press freedoms and its commitment to respect the principles of freedom of the press.
It is essential that we safeguard the freedom of the press and all other fundamental human rights of the Palestinian people.
However, all national laws including the Constitution of the Turkish Republic and the international agreements that are binding upon us provide comprehensive guarantees for freedom of the press and with it, the right access to information.
Despite the consensus to reject the articles that hijack the freedom of the press and journalists by the law, they confirmed that they are not against the law and that they will hold a discussion with the state, through a legal memorandum, on the importance of eliminating the articles that suppress the freedom of the press.
BEIRUT: Three winners from the Arab world were awarded the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press in a ceremony held by the Samir Kassir Foundation Tuesday, on the 10th anniversary of the renowned journalist's assassination.
World Press Freedom Day is an important day for Burma or Myanmar concerning freedom of the press.
SIR - I firmly believe that freedom of the press is an essential part of any democracy.
Cunningham said that freedom of the press and establishment of a vibrant media were important achievements for Afghanistan and its citizens in the country's first 12 years of democracy.
He, however, agreed on the need for a new law to organise freedom of the press and engage in a dialogue on the national security issue, adding that the ruing National Congress Party (NCP) is keen to end these violations of public freedoms.
Multan -- Stating that freedom of the press was essential for strengthening democracy; former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) government had given "unprecedented freedom" to the press.
The result was an epic murder trial testing the premise that biting editorials were a legitimate exercise of freedom of the press or an abuse that justified killing as a form of self-defense.
The Supreme Court's reluctance to give freedom of the press independent content or meaning under section 2(b) is plainly illustrated by the majority's decision in National Post, (9) a case involving a search warrant and an assistance order obtained by the RCMP in order to gain access to material a confidential source had provided to a journalist.
Circuit finds that freedom of the press has taken on a new meaning.
The federation said in a statement that the 140-page report monitored press freedoms current status with regards to violations of freedom of the press and efforts by press union councils in this regard.
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