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UNESCO chief condemns murder of Bangladeshi journalist

Voicing grave concern over an increase in attacks on journalists in Bangladesh, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the recent assassination of Golam Mahfuz, editor of a daily newspaper in that country.

UNESCO chief condemns murder of Dominican Republic journalist

Continuing its campaign to defend press freedom in the face of political or criminal attacks, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the murder of yet another journalist, a reporter from the Dominican Republic gunned down just after completing a broadcast on a provincial crime wave.

Philippines: UNESCO chief condemns murder of journalist

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the assassination of a radio broadcaster in the Philippines, the third journalist killed in the Southeast Asian nation this year, calling it “a crime against society as a whole.”

UNESCO chief condemns murder of Bangladeshi journalist

Declaring journalism a vital element for democracy, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the murder of a Bangladeshi editor who had denounced far-left movements for turning into criminal gangs.

UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalists in Mexico, Philippines

With two major journalists murdered this month, the Paris-based United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the killings and urged the protection of press freedom worldwide.

UN spokesman hails professionalism of late Boston Globe journalist

Offering condolences on the recent accidental death in Iraq of Boston Globe journalist Elizabeth Neuffer, a United Nations spokesman today praised her professionalism in covering international events.