The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Rebecca Vincent

Rebecca Vincent is the Director of International Campaigns for Reporters Without Borders, known internationally as Reporters sans frontières (RSF), which works to promote and defend press freedom around the world. She is an American-British human rights campaigner, writer and former diplomat with an expertise in freedom of expression. Rebecca has coordinated a number of high profile international human rights campaigns. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and serves on the Advisory Council of the Foreign Policy Association, the External Advisory Council for the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom, and the Advisory Network of the Media Freedom Coalition. She holds an MA in Human Rights from University College London and has published widely.

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Blaming the Messenger

With the rise of the Gilets Jaunes and Black Lives Matter movements and the furores over police brutality everywhere from France to the US to Belarus, how best do we defend and protect freelance journalists from attack by police, government and the state?
Director of International Campaigns at Reporters Without Borders