UNESCO: Killings of journalists on the rise
18 January 2023 | 11:32 am
The UN's cultural body said 86 journalists were killed worldwide in 2022, as opposed to 55 in 2021. Mexico, Ukraine and Haiti were among the deadliest countries for reporters.
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