Killing the messenger: how the murder of journalists goes unpunished worldwide

Killing the messenger: how the murder of journalists goes unpunished worldwide

November 5, 2021 Off By
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Hong Kong Free Press

The world has changed a lot in the last 10 years but one thing remains the same – the sometimes deadly dangers that journalists face merely for doing their jobs. The Global Impunity Index for 2021 was released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on October 28th. It found that no one was held accountable in 81 per cent of murders of journalists during the past decade. The data covered September 1, 2011, through August 21, 2021 and counts 278 journalists murdered – with someone held responsible in only 52 cases. The numbers are marginally better than last year’s report covering 2010 th…

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