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Previous 3 May Campaigns

Previous 3 May Campaigns

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In this section you will find links to previous WAN-IFRA World Press Freedom Day campaigns.

Please contact us if you would like to use any of the materials.

Each site contains editorial materials, infographics of journalists killed and journalists imprisoned, cartoons and advertisements.


View our campaign information, materials and resources in connection to our Golden Pen of Freedom laureate, journalist and writer Eskinder Nega, jailed in Ethiopia on terrorism-related charges.

In the lead up to 3 May 2014, we ran the '30 Days for Freedom' campaign, highlighting the plight of jailed journalists worldwide by selecting a case per day and providing detailed information on their background and denouncing their supposed 'crimes'. Over 25 million people were reached by the hashtag #FreethePress connected to the campaign.


Exclusive cartoon partnership with Cartooning for Peace, Journalists Killed multimedia package, striking adverts and AFP photos.

Editorials by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman, Golden Pen of Freedom laureate Anabel Hernández, Alain Gresh, Deputy Director of Le Monde diplomatique... cartoons from Zapiro, Ali Ferzat... exclusive AFP photographs and lots more...


Essays by Google Vice President David Drummond; renowned Tunisian writer Taoufik Ben Brik; head of the World Bank Institute’s media development, Eric Chinje; Pakistani publisher and Golden Pen of Freedom laureate Najam Sethi; and Zimbabwean publisher Trevor Ncube.


Texts from Biniam Simon, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Luis Najera and Slim Bagga, photos, adverts and protest letters.



Texts by Moussa Kaka, Claudia Duque, Barry Bearak and adverts, infographics, protest letters.




Texts by He Qinglian, Harry Wu, Li Datong, Li Pu, animated film, infographics, protest letters.




Essays by Bill Keller, Dinah PoKempner, Dr. Agnes Callamard, David Banisar, Andrei Richter, Gao Yu, Séamus Dooley, Raymond Low, case studies, protest letters.



Essays by Raul Rvivero, San San Nweh, Pius Njawe, Hamid Skif, case studies, protest letters.



Essays by Olena Prytula, Jose Torres Jr., Rodney Pinder and John Sweeney.



Essays by James Wolfensohn, Sihem Bensedrine, Amartya Sen, President Lula da Silva. Interviews with the Dalai Lama, Bono and Mariane Pearl.



Essays by Koïchiro Matsuura, Raymond Louw, Alagi Yorrow Jallow, Hamid Ali Alkifaey, Larry Kilman, Kavi Chongkittavorn and Ricardo Trotti. An interview with Urban Hamid.



An interview with President Vaclav Havel. Essays by Ioana Adavani, Nizar Nayouf, Geoffrey Nyarota, James H. Ottaway, Jr., Ronald Koven, Elena Rykovtseva, Francisco Santos.



Quotes from world leaders. An essay by Timothy Balding, CEO of WAN.




An interview with President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa; a joint statement by Kofi Annan, Mary Robinson, and Federico Mayor of the United Nations.



Essays by Chris Anyanwu, Nigeria; J. Jesús Blancornelas, Mexico; Doan Viet Hoat, Vietnam; Faraj Sarkohi, Iran; and Milos Vasic, Serbia.


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