International day of solidarity of journalists
Annually on the 8th of September is the international day of solidarity of the people of this profession, in memory of the Julius Fuchik, about famous Czech journalist who was killed in the Second World war.
Czech writer, leader of the anti-fascist movement, was executed by the Nazis on 8 September 1943 in Germany. His famous book is called "the Report with a noose around his neck", written in prison, with time, was published in 70 languages of the world.
On this day all over the world conferences, which writes the brethren shares his experience and receives awards for its sometimes quite unsafe work. The ceremony of awarding the Pulitzer prize (the most prestigious among American journalists), for example, are almost always held on 8 September.
The largest and oldest international journalist organization in the world is CAN the international organization of journalists established by representatives of 21 countries of anti-Hitler coalition on 8 June 1946. The main task of the organization has always been preserving peace and friendship through honest, truthful and free publicity. Uniting under its wing more than 400 thousand professionals from many countries of the world, we CAN accept into the ranks of the national journalists ' unions and individual members.
At one time the organization has been established by the international journalism award and the Honorary medal of the name of Julius Fucik, which are awarded to the best figures in the field of media for professional activities that promote the preservation of peace and the development of a spirit of cooperation and unity among journalists.