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Press Freedom

Media freedom is protected by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A free and independent media landscape is a fundamental characteristic of democracies. DW reports regularly on restrictions to press freedom.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference, and impart information and ideas through any media regardless of frontiers." Here you can find all DW content on the issue.

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