President Obama Signs Freedom Of Press Act At White House

President Obama Signs Freedom Of Press Act At White House

U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Daniel Pearl Freedom of Press Act in the Oval Office of the White House on May 17, 2010 in Washington. The act, named in honor of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and killed by Islamic extremists in Pakistan in 2002, expands the examination of press freedom worldwide in the State Department’s annual human rights report. UPI/Mark Wilson/POOL