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UNESCO chief denounces killing of Russian journalist in North Caucasus region

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today denounced the murder of a Russian journalist in Russia’s North Caucasus region and urged authorities to do their utmost to bring his killers to justice.

UNESCO chief urges investigation into murder of Mexican journalist

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the murder of Mexican crime reporter and called for an investigation into the attacked that killed him and a former municipal police officer.

UNESCO chief deplores killing of Syrian television cameraman, calls for release of kidnapped reporters

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today deplored the fatal shooting that killed a Syrian television cameraman in the eastern city of Deir Al-Zour, and called for the release of journalists that have reportedly been kidnapped.

UNESCO chief urges investigation into murder of Pakistani reporters

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today called on Pakistani authorities to investigate the killing of two journalists and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Head of UN agency defending press freedom deplores murder of Indian journalist

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the murder of Indian journalist Chaitali Santra and called for an investigation into her killing.

UNESCO chief calls for probe into killing of Cambodian and Filipino journalists

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the recent killings of two journalists in South-East Asia – one in Cambodia and the other in the Philippines – and called for investigations into their deaths.

UNESCO chief speaks out against deaths of journalists in Syria and Eritrea

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the recent killing of a Syrian journalist, and voiced grave concern over the death of three Eritrean media workers who had been kept in a prison camp for over a decade.

UNESCO chief voices alarm at rising number of journalists killed in Pakistan

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today voiced alarm at the number of journalists being killed in Pakistan, and called on authorities to investigate the two most recent murders which occurred last month.

UNESCO chief condemns killing of Somali journalist, calls for justice

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the murder of a Somali journalist and called on local authorities to ensure that those responsible for crimes against media professionals are punished for their deeds.

UNESCO chief speaks out on killing of journalists in Honduras, Uganda

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today spoke out against the killing of two journalists, one in Honduras and the other in Uganda.