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A resolution recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019.

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05/01/2019Introduced in Senate

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05/01/2019Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2574-2575; text: CR S2573-2574)

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Senate Foreign Relations05/01/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/01/2019)

This resolution expresses concern about threats to freedom of the press and free expression around the world on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019. It commends journalists and media workers for their role in promoting accountability, democratic activity, and civil society and reaffirms the centrality of freedom of the press to efforts of the U.S. government in supporting democracy.