The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is supposed to uphold the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which sets out the general principle that "Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.".

UNESCO also approached professional and amateur photographers through the Flickr website asking to use pictures for free - with double irony, to illustrate World Press Freedom Day.

The European Federation of Journalists is still trying to get a response to our concerns about this - see correspondence linked below.

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