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Newsletter: October 2014

If I told you that reporting from Syria and Iraq is dangerous, I’d probably be telling you something you already know.

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The eyes of  world have been focused on the safety of the news media in the last couple of months following the kidnapping and brutal murders of our colleagues, James Foley and Steven Sotloff, as well as the killings of dozens of local journalists.

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My story begins at the end of 2012 after the revolution that brought down Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

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This month has reminded us that journalists are not just at risk in the conflict zones of the world. INSI has recorded the deaths in October of news media colleagues in Cambodia, Myanmar, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay as well as in Pakistan, along the Turkish border with Syria and in Iraq.

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JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK

  • Africa
    • Somalia

      Somali broadcast journalist murdered

    • Nigeria

      Gunmen kill journalist in Kaduna, Nigeria

    • Somalia

      Prominent Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu

    • Peru

      Gunmen kill reporter for leading Peruvian magazine

    • Mexico

      Journalist killed in north-western Mexico

    • Peru

      Peruvian radio host's wife killed in attack on station

    • Pakistan

      Pakistani journalist assassinated

    • Turkey

      Lebanese-American journalist killed in car crash near Turkey's border with Syria

    • Cambodia

      Cambodian journalist killed reporting on illegal log trade

    • Ukraine

      Missing Russian photojournalist found dead in Eastern Ukraine

    • Russia

      Independent journalist murdered in Kabardino-Balkaria

    • Ukraine

      Russian journalist killed in Ukraine

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