Press Freedom - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 8th June 2020.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Baroness Stroud Baroness Stroud Conservative 3:07 pm, 8th June 2020

My Lords, the Courage in Journalism award is awarded each year to a journalist who has died getting important stories out of dangerous places. Outside of a war zone, Mexico is the most dangerous place in the world to be a journalist. Since 2000, 150 journalists in Mexico have been murdered and many more have simply disappeared, assumed dead. What action are Her Majesty’s Government taking to bring pressure to bear to increase protection from violence for journalists in countries such as Mexico?