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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 31/12/2013

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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) With at least 117 journalists killed, 2013 was the second deadliest year on the International Press Institute (IPI)'s Death Watch, which started systematically counting work-related journalist deaths in 1997.

The worst year was 2012, with 132 killed, 39 alone while covering the Syrian conflict

As IPI noted last month, impunity for attacks on journalists remained a scourge worldwide

A breakdown of Death Watch figures can be found here

While Syria, with 16 deaths, became less deadly for journalists in 2013, other countries in the Middle East and North Africa remained extremely dangerous

The region, with 38 deaths overall, was the most deadly in the world for journalists

The (IPI) listed Syria as the most dangerous country with 15 journalist deaths, followed by Iraq on 13, Pakistan, the Philippines and India with 10 each, Somalia seven and Egypt six

 






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