Interntl. Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Strasbourg, November 2, 2021
The Safety of Journalists Platform special page presents 26 alerts on unsolved murders of journalists in Council of Europe Member States. Listed under the category “impunity for murder”, these cases highlight deficiencies in investigations and failure to bring the perpetrators to justice.
In 2021, partner organisations like the AEJ published two new cases, emphasising that to prevent impunity, every person involved in a crime must be brought to justice and convicted:
Cyprus: Continued Impunity following Murder of Turkish Cypriot Journalist Kutlu Adalı
Turkey: Continued Impunity following Murder of Turkish Journalist Uğur Mumcu
♦ DW documentary on Jamal Kashoggi murder
♦ Full-length PBS film on Saudi Crown Prince