VIENNA, 24 October 2015 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about a recent attack against a journalist with Buzzfeed and threats to storm the offices of Agence France Presse (AFP) during a demonstration in Paris.
“When journalists are attacked and threatened, it constitutes a serious violation of media freedom,” Mijatović said. “Journalists must always be able to do their job in a free and safe manner.”
On 22 October, David Perrotin, journalist with the web portal Buzzfeed, was attacked by protesters while covering a demonstration outside the AFP offices in Paris.
At the rally, …read more