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Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog

This photo released by Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV Facebook page, shows a combo picture of three Al-Manar TV journalists, cameraman Mohammed Mantash, left, reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, center, and technician Halim Allaw, right, who were killed while covering the battle between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in the Syrian town of Maaloula, Syria, Monday, April 14, 2014.  AP/Al-Manar TV

Syria is the world’s most dangerous country for journalists a US-based watchdog said Wednesday as it published its annual impunity index tracking unsolved killings of reporters.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Report: 70 journalists died on the job in 2013

Mourners pray over the body of Somali journalist Mohamed Mohamud at his burial in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. AP

At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Deadly year for journalists worldwide—watchdogs

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The year 2012 is likely to be one of the deadliest for journalists around the world, with at least 67 killed so far while doing their jobs, a US-based media rights group said Tuesday.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines now third most dangerous country for journalists—watchdog

Students gather in Manila to remember the 57 people killed in the November 23, 2009 massacre in Maguindanao, more than 30 of them journalists. AFP File Photo

The Philippines remained third worst in the world when it comes to violence against media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Wednesday.

Posted: June 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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