Inside Story

People’s tribunal for murder of journalists opens at The Hague

A collective of advocacy groups aims to raise awareness of crimes against journalists.

Journalists around the world are frequently detained, kidnapped and even killed – simply for reporting the news.

In the past 30 years, at least 1,400 journalists have been killed. Yet most of those responsible for their deaths have faced no accountability.

A collective of advocacy groups has come together in The Hague to raise awareness of the issue, but will it be enough to turn this around?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan


Leon Willems –  Director of Free Press Unlimited

Corinne Vella – Sister of Daphne Caruana Galizia, murdered Maltese journalist & head of Media Relations, Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation

Julie Posetti – Global Director of Research at the International Center for Journalists & Research Associate, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University