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Murders of journalists more than double worldwide

Retaliatory killings of journalists worldwide rose significantly in 2020 from the previous year, but deaths covering war dropped sharply. A CPJ special report by Jennifer Dunham December 22, 2020 NEW YORK The number of journalists murdered in retaliation for their work more than doubled in 2020, as criminal gangs and militant groups targeted reporters working...
Murders of journalists more than double worldwide
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Mexico world's deadliest country for journalists, new report finds

Nine journalists killed in 2020, bringing deaths to 120 since 2000Press freedom under attack across the world, research showsMexico was the deadliest country in the world for the media in 2020, accounting for almost a third of journalists killed this year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, which investigates attacks against the press globally.Nine journalists were killed in Mexico in 2020, bringing the death toll to at least 120…

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Number of journalists murdered for their work more than doubled in 2020

A global crackdown and a rise in targeted attacks by criminal gangs, has caused the number of journalists murdered to double in 2020, a new report says.

5 months ago|United States
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Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020

At least 30 journalists were killed this year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, with 21 slain as a direct result of their work.

5 months ago|New York, United States
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21 Journalists Victims Of 'Reprisal' Killings In 2020: Watchdog

At least 21 journalists have been victims of reprisal killings so far this year, more than double the number from last year, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in a report Tuesday. A total of 30 journalists were killed in the line of duty in 2020, according to a tally by the watchdog group. The CPJ is still investigating the deaths of at least 15 other journalists this year to determine whether journalism was the motive.

5 months ago|United States
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21 journalists victims of 'reprisal' killings in 2020: watchdog

At least 21 journalists have been victims of reprisal killings so far this year, more than double the number from last year, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in a report Tuesday.A total of 30 journalists were killed in the line of duty in 2020, according to a tally by the watchdog group.The CPJ is still investigating the deaths of at least 15 other journalists this year to determine whether journalism was the motive.Mexico was the most …

5 months ago|United States
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21 journalists victims of 'reprisal' killings in 2020: watchdog

At least 21 journalists have been victims of reprisal killings so far this year, more than double the number from last year, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in a report Tuesday.

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Reprisal Murders Targeting Journalists Doubled In 2020, New Report Finds

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says 21 journalists worldwide were singled out for murder in reprisal for their work in 2020, more than double the previous year’s figure of 10.

5 months ago|Czechia
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21 Journalists Victims Of 'Reprisal' Killings In 2020: Watchdog

21 journalists victims of 'reprisal' killings in 2020: watchdog

5 months ago|Australia
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The Number of Journalists Murdered for Their Work Doubled in 2020

The number of journalists killed in retaliation for their work more than doubled in 2020, a year when more news people than ever were jailed by authoritarian governments, according to new figures from the Committee to Protect Journalists.Twenty-one journalists were murdered because of their work—up from 10 the previous year, and the nonprofit advocacy group said it was investigating the circumstances of 15 other deaths. All told, between Jan. 1 …

5 months ago|United States
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Journalists killed 'in retaliation for their work' globally doubles this year to 21 — Report

The report by New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists also mentions the deaths of Indian journalists Rakesh Singh and Shubham Mani Tripathi.

5 months ago|India
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