Press Freedom

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 2nd April 2019.

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Photo of John Whittingdale John Whittingdale Conservative, Maldon

What diplomatic steps he is taking to help protect the rights and freedoms of journalists throughout the world.

Photo of Mark Field Mark Field Minister of State

The UK is committed to the protection of journalists. We have launched a campaign to shine a global spotlight on the subject of media freedom and increase the costs to those who abuse it. This includes liaising with multilateral, bilateral and civil society partners to explore the effectiveness of the protection mechanisms and funds that already exist, and consider where we can best add value.

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