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Georgia in the list of 10 most dangerous countries for journalists

2008-12-17 14:13

Georgia is in the list of 10 most dangerous countries for people busy in journalism, states the report of Press Emblem Campaign, an international non-governmental organization, Kavkazkiy Uzel informs.


Russia is in the same list. According to the organization data, in 2008 five journalists were killed in Georgia, four - in Russia.

This year 95 journalists were killed in 32 countries of the world. The most dangerous country for reporters was announced Iraq - 15 dead, Mexico occupies the second place - 9 victims. Also in the list: Pakistan - 8 killed, India - 7, Philippines -6, and Georgia - 5.

Let us remind, that according to the previous data, three journalists were killed in the military conflict in South Ossetia: Alexander Klimchuk, the photojournalist of the Caucasus Images, working for RIA Novosti ans ITAR TASS; Grigol Chikhladze, the Russian Newsweek correspondent (both were citizens of Georgia) and Stan Storimans, the cameraman of the Dutch TV.


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