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Episode 325th August 2020 • Faces of Assassination • Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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On this episode of Faces of Assassination, Siria Gastelum Felix will be discussing the assassination of journalists.

625 journalists over the past 20 years that have been murdered for their reporting and investigations into organized crime and corruption.

Why do journalists find themselves at risk; what has been done to combat it; and what needs to be done to protect this valuable component of free speech.

Presenter: Siria Gastelum Felix, the Emmy Award-winning Journalist and Director of the Resilience Fund at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime


Guilherme Canela Godoi – who is currently heading the global unit on freedom of expression and safety of journalists at UNESCO

Frank Smyth, the Senior Advisor for journalist security at the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Pauline Adès-Mével – Editor-in-chief / Spokeswoman at Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

Andrew Caruana Galizia – co-founder of the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation and son of journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia

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