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Media rights group: 2011 ‘another bloody year’ for journalists

Media rights activist IFJ called on the United Nations Saturday to take “drastic action” against governments of the most dangerous countries for media after 106 journalists and media personnel were killed in 2011. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said 2011 was “another bloody year” for the media. It blamed…

Ninety-four journalists killed in action in 2010

At least 94 journalists died in violence this year, the International Federation of Journalists said Friday, adding that Pakistan was the most dangerous place in 2010 for media workers. “Journalists and media personnel remain prime targets for political extremists, gangsters and terrorists,” the Brussels-based organisation said in a report, adding…