One journalist killed every five days, UNESCO report says

Berlin (dpa) – One journalist is being killed every five days as a result of their work, according to figures released in a UNESCO report on Wednesday, coinciding with the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. At least 827 journalists were killed between 2006 and 20...
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