Apply to be a Chitika Publisher!
Buy t-shirts, mugs & gifts from my shop.


Download your 2012 Free Antivirus Streamlined. Light. Free. Security trusted on 170+ million devices.


High toll of journalists in 2011

You have a website or blog you want to earn money all of this also
Image via Wikipedia
                                                                                                                                  Powered by Evaphone

The International Federation, told reporters Friday that more than 100 journalists or others working in the media were killed in 2011 compared with 94 killed last year, the Union called on the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon to take action to help protect the profession.
The violence reached its worst level against the media in Pakistan, Iraq and Mexico, each of which saw 11 cases of murder.
The International Federation, told reporters that he has a total death toll of 106 in 2011 versus 94 in 2010, and added that 20 journalists or other media workers were killed in accidents and natural disasters.
Most of the journalists working for the Union mentioned in the fighting fronts, and the rest were photographers, drivers and other support personnel for the media.
And gave the Union - Brussels-based - blamed for the death toll in 2011 on the failure of governments to protect journalists and punish those responsible for violence against them.
President of the Union and wrote Boumelha to the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon called for action.
Boumelha said in a letter to that published Friday "in a position where governments deny or do not care about what has become familiar with a pattern of targeted killings of journalists is imperative that you and the United Nations reminding them of their responsibility to protect journalists."
It represents more than 600 thousand news in 131 countries around the world.
Earlier this month, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders says 66 journalists were killed worldwide in 2011, and said that Pakistan was the most dangerous country for the news coverage of the second year in a row.

Source: Reuters

No comments:

Post a Comment

powered by crawl-it