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"The media should be assured by the government of: (1) the right to gather and report objective information without intimidation; and (2) no arbitrary or discriminatory obstruction or censorship of campaign messages."
Norwegian Helsinki Committee: Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
, p. 15
Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
Everyone has the right to seek and receive information.
The right of the media to gather information, including from confidential sources without government interference, should be assured.
Members of the media have the right to security of the person.