Director-General urges for investigation into death of radio journalist Garry Tess in Haiti
The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has called on the authorities to investigate the death of Garry Tess, whose body was found in Les Cayes, southen Haiti, on 24 October.
10 November 2022
Last update: 20 April 2023
I deplore the death of Garry Tess. I call on the authorities to investigate the causes of Garry Tess’s death and establish its possible relation to his work as a journalist.
Audrey Azoulay UNESCO Director-General
Garry Tess, the host of the popular Gran Lakou programme on privately-owned Radio Lébon, had been missing since 18 October. He was also a lawyer.
UNESCO promotes the safety of journalists through global awareness-raising, capacity building and by coordinating the implementation of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity.
See also: UNESCO observatory of killed journalists
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