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Two more journalists killed as UNESCO presents press freedom prize

Even as he presented an award to a Lebanese journalist who lost a hand and a leg in an attempted car bomb assassination, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) had to deplore the murder of two more media professionals on the eve of the ceremony and in the very country hosting it.

UNESCO chief condemns killings of journalists in Iraq and the Philippines

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the murders of an Iraqi television journalist reporting on fighting in the city of Ramadi and two Philippine journalists gunned down in their own towns.

UNESCO condemns murders of journalists in Philippines, Bangladesh

Stressing yet again that a free press is vital for democracy, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today deplored the murder of two journalists in the Philippines and a third in Bangladesh.

After yet another killing, UNESCO renews call for protecting reporters in Iraq

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reiterated its call for measures to improve the safety of journalists in Iraq, where more than 80 reporters or support staff have been killed since the start of the war in 2003.

UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalist in Baghdad

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) condemned the killing of Reuters engineer Walled Khaled in Baghdad on 28 August and the wounding of his colleague Haider Kadhem, and he urged authorities to remember that journalists should be allowed to operate freely.

Sri Lankan journalist’s murder will only foment more violence – UNESCO

In yet another appeal for the protection of reporters, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the murder of a Sri Lankan journalist as a blow to efforts to achieve peace in the Indian Ocean island.

UNESCO deplores yet another journalist’s murder in Iraq

In its second appeal in three days for the protection of journalists in Iraq, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the murder of an Iraqi television producer, noting that 80 journalists or support staff have been killed in the strife-torn country since the start of the war in 2003.

Deploring reporter’s murder in Iraq, UNESCO calls for improved security

Condemning the recent murder of a United States reporter in Iraq, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today urged that greater priority be given to improving the safety of journalists in the war-torn country.

UNESCO deplores journalist’s killing in Sierra Leone as blow to reconstruction

Speaking out yet again in defence of freedom of the press, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the killing of a journalist in Sierra Leone as a potential blow to the reconstruction of the country after years of civil war and anarchy.

UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalists in Brazil and Haiti

Condemning the recent murder of journalists in Brazil and Haiti, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has yet again stressed that an attack on reporters is an attack on society itself.