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UNESCO chief condemns murder of female Iraqi journalist

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom worldwide has condemned the murder of Iraqi journalist Sahar Hussein Ali al-Haydari, whose murder follows those of two female Afghan journalists in recent weeks.

UNESCO chief condemns murder of two female Afghan journalists

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the brutal murder of two prominent female journalists in Afghanistan.

Murder of Brazilian journalist deplored by UNESCO chief

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending freedom of the press today condemned the murder of a Brazilian journalist who was gunned down earlier this month by unidentified men.

UNESCO chief condemns murder of 2 Palestinian media workers in Gaza City

The Director-General of the United Nations Educationa, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today called for an investigation into the killing of two Palestinians working at a newspaper in Gaza City earlier this month.

UNESCO chief condemns killing of Mexican journalist Amado Ramirez

The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the killing of Amado Ramirez, the Acapulco correspondent of Mexico’s Televisa broadcasting network who was shot in the back earlier this month.

Ban Ki-moon urges immediate, unconditional release of missing British journalist

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today called for the immediate and unconditional release of the British journalist Alan Johnston, who was abducted in Gaza one month ago.

UNESCO chief condemns ‘heinous’ murder of Nigerian journalist

The head of the United Nations body mandated to protect press freedom today condemned the murder of a Nigerian journalist as a “heinous crime” undermining democracy.

Warring parties must prevent attacks against journalists, Security Council says

Reaffirming the civilian status of journalists, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution urging warring parties to prevent abuses against them and to respect their professional independence and rights.

UNESCO chiefs adds voice to condemnation of murder of Russian reporter

The head of the United Nations body mandated to defend freedom of the press added his voice today to the chorus of condemnations over the killing of the well-known Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, whose recent reporting had focused primarily on Chechnya.

Annan, High Commissioner for Human Rights condemn murder of Russian journalist

Secretary-General Kofi Annan and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour today strongly condemned the killing of the well-known Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was found shot dead on Saturday in an elevator at her block of flats in Moscow.