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Feb. 19, 2014 Coordinating Committee of Press Fredom Organizations Open Letter to PM David Cameron

The Rt. Hon. David Cameron
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
10 Downing Street
London SW1A 2AA
Great Britain

February 18, 2014

Dear Prime Minister Cameron:

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Oct. 24, 2013 — Coordinating Committee Call for Queen to Reject Royal Press Charter

Your Majesty:

For more than three centuries since Britain abolished the last set of statutory controls on the press in 1695, the United Kingdom has been a consistent champion of the most crucial freedom of all - freedom of expression – and a beacon of liberty across the world.

Freedom of expression was central to the European Convention of Human Rights which Britain helped draft. It is part of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to which the UK is a signatory. It is a core belief in the Commonwealth Charter which Britain inspired. Free

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Jan. 31, 2013 - Letter from the Coordinating Committee of Press Freedom Organizations to the British Parliament

COMMONWEALTH PRESS UNION MEDIA TRUST, London
FIPP – THE WORLDWIDE MAGAZINE MEDIA ASSOCIATION, London
INTER AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION, Miami
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTING, Montevideo
INTERNATIONAL PRESS INSTITUTE, Vienna
WORLD ASSOCIATION OF NEWSPAPERS & NEWS PUBLISHERS,
WAN-IFRA, Paris/Darmstadt
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM COMMITTEE, Paris/Washington DC

24 January 2013

To the Honorable Members of Parliament:

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