Freedom of the Press in a Global Context: Prosecution of Journalists in International Courts and Tribunals

By:  Abbe Jolles The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the Uniform Covenant of Civil and Political Rights (UCCPR) are collectively known as the International Bill of Rights.   These documents protect freedom of expression, freedom of the press and other essential human rights.    Unfortunately, the International Bill of Rights does not apply to the United Nations including its...