World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on 3rd May

May 03, 2019

 


World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on 3rd May every year. It was started by the UN General Assembly in 1993, on a recommendation from UNESCO.
The day aims to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, assess its state around the world, defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have laid down their lives in the exercise of their profession.