TITLE

Similar Paths, Different Missions: International Journalists and Human Rights Observers

AUTHOR(S)
BOGERT, CARROLL
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2010, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the interconnection of international journalists and human rights groups. He examines the works of the Human Rights Watch, an advocacy group that employs international journalists to document human rights abuses worldwide. He cites as example the coverage made by the advocacy group's researchers on the violence that occurred in Kyrgysztan, in which they interviewed the victims and witnesses, as well as consulted with United Nations agencies to get humanitarian aid to the affected people.
ACCESSION #
55009025

 

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