Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 24 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds   

Of 49 Journalists killed in 2019, 5 Murdered in Mexico, 7 in Syria, 2 in Iraq, 2 in Somalia

By       (Page 1 of 3 pages) (View How Many People Read This)   1 comment
Author 4578
Message Stephen Fox
Become a Fan
  (31 fans)


Reporters Without Borders: 49 journalists murdered in 2019 Forty-nine journalists were killed across the world in 2019, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, adding that it was the lowest death toll in 16 years.
(Image by YouTube, Channel: editorji)
  Details   DMCA

Reporters Without Borders: 49 journalists murdered in 2019, while the Committee to Protect Journalists has the total at 25, and I presume the differing statistics depend on how the deaths are classified.

William Westhoven a New Jersey Journalist put it rather well:

"Do you care? Then why are you silent? And why do you snicker when he says "fake news" and paints a target on our back? - In the past decade, at least 554 journalists have been killed worldwide."

The UNESCO Observatory of Killed Journalists is a comprehensive database and interactive map reflecting information continuously gathered since 1993 on the killing of journalists and comprehensively since 2006, and puts the total at 1372 since 1993.

Please see their map and their comprehensive coverage here:

https://en.unesco.org/themes/safety-journalists/observatory

Iraq had the most: 196

Mexico 112

Syria 109

Philippines 104

Pakistan 76

Somalia 71

Afghanistan 68

Brazil 48

Columbia 45

India 41

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3

(Note: You can view every article as one long page if you sign up as an Advocate Member, or higher).

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Stephen Fox Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in


Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

NYC Council "STANDS UNITED" WITH N.DAKOTA PROTESTERS, 2 new videos of police using pepper spray and rubber bullets

Bernie Meets with LA Times Editorial Board (this is the complete transcript!)

Mirena Interuterine Devices can cause Depression, Mood swings, Acne, Back Pain, Uterine Cysts, and Uterine Perforations

What does Coca Cola's Dasani bottled water have in common with Death by Lethal Injection?

CA Exit Polls reveal 23% Discrepancy; 11 States With Vote "Flipping" Evidence; Our New Directions in American History?

In the California Primary, More Ballots Remain Uncounted than the Total Number of votes for Hillary Clinton!

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: