The Association of Foreign Correspondents stands with all journalists covering recent protests across the country.
“The Association of Foreign Correspondents in the United States stands united with all of our colleagues both on the frontlines and behind the scenes working to deliver news, regarding the recent protests across the country.
Journalists and members of the foreign, national, and local press should be permitted to carry out their work safely, without intimidation and fear for their personal safety. Both a free press and an informed public are the bedrocks of democracy, and one cannot exist without the other.
Our hope is that America will overcome this critical moment in history with strength, resilience, and unity, while ensuring respect and equal treatment for all; regardless of origin, race, appearance, and sexual orientation”.
June 1st, 2020
The Association of Foreign Correspondents is the official body of representation of foreign journalists in the USA, stated: