IFEX, the global network defending and promoting free expression, announced the launch of International Day to End Impunity. Created by IFEX in 2011, the day is a call to action — to demand justice for those who have been targeted for exercising their right to freedom of expression, and to shed light on the issue of impunity.

Each year, on 23 November, we draw the world’s attention to the reality that while countless citizens, artists, bloggers, musicians and journalists are harassed, threatened, tortured, intimidated, jailed and worse in an attempt to silence them, most crimes against free expression go unpunished.

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Roy Greenslade from the Guardian writes: End the culture of impunity – don’t let journalists’ murders go unpunished