Freedom Forum congratulates Irene on her appointment as Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression

Freedom Forum welcomes and congratulates Ms Irene Khan on her appointment as the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression.

FF takes this opportunity to express our solidarity and support to her mandate of promoting and protecting FoE and information across the globe.  It is a matter of pride that the person from South Asia has been appointed to such a distinguished post.

FF is eager to work in collaboration with her for the cause of the FoE and information to contribute to sustainable democracy.

The appointment of Ms Khan, an acclaimed person on international human rights law, has come in the wake of a crucial moment in the region in terms of protection of FoE and information.  

FF also wishes her success in the six-year term.

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