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Shooting The Messenger

1 66 DON'T SHOOT THE MESSENGER The loss of individuals who brave danger to ensure that the world death per week on average. ociety as a whole depends on free & independent journal- ism to make informed choices. In their fight to seek the truth & report it, journalists around the world face terrible - sometimes deadly - obstacles, which threaten our human right is kept informed of events in conflict zones affects to information and freedom of expression. PHYSICAL ATTACKS THREAT OF PRISON HARASSMENT MONITORING BANNING ACCESS TO THE INTERNET EXCESSIVE LIBEL LAWS DENYING VISAS AND WORK PERMITS FAILURE TO INVESTIGATE ATTACKS AGAINST JOURNALISTS SHUTTING DOWN MEDIA OUTLETS PROMOTING SMEAR ATTACKS 593 us all. 99 killings condemned by UNESCO Director-General. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO Killings of journalists from 2006-2013 70 94% 2006 local journalists. 2007 59 б% 46 foreign correspondents 2008 77 38 2009 out of 593 cases are 2010 65 considered resolved (6.4%) 6. 2011 62 out of 10 cases remain unresolved. 123 2012 171 2013 91 cases (28.8%) are still ongoing in various stages of judicial inquiry. Global overview of journalist killings & rates of impunity. 4% Europe and North America 30% O (25 deaths). 10 cases Asia and the Pacific resolved: 40%. (179 deaths). 12 cases resolved: 6.70%. 32% Arab States ШЕТ (190 deaths). 2 cases resolved: 1%. 13% 21% e Africa (76 deaths). 2 cases resolved: 2.6%. Latin America and the Caribbean ( (123 deaths). 12 cases resolved: 9.8%. Source: UNESCO. BY NC SA

Shooting The Messenger

shared by UNESCO on Oct 29
This is the winning entry to Visually and UNESCO's Infographic Competition: Raising Awareness to End Impunity.





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