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    Conclusion

    Module 1: Key Principles of International Law and Freedom of Expression

    The right to freedom of expression is firmly established in international and regional human rights law, which has proven instrumental in ensuring binding domestic and regional judgments against states seeking to violate this fundamental and touchstone right.  However, the right is increasingly being challenged in new ways as a result of the dramatic changes wrought upon the world by the growth of the internet and technology, particularly for journalists and the media.  Leveraging the international law and jurisprudence that exists to continue to protect this fundamental right in a rapidly evolving world is more important than ever.