Newsletter: IFJ Moderates Panel on Successful Cases in Ending impunity for crimes against journalists at International Conference

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) was invited to attend an international conference on ending impunity for crime against journalists held on 9-10 October 2015 at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San José, Costa Rica. The conference, organised by UNESCO, the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights with the support of 20 international partner institutions, including the IFJ, brought together judges, prosecutors, lawyers, NGOs, experts, journalists, governmental authorities and representatives of multilateral organizations from all continents to exchange on the fight against impunity for violence in journalism. The IFJ moderated a high level panel on successful cases in ending impunity , on which Spanish judge Balthazaz Garzon was a speaker.