Still 2017 is not safe for journalists?

Still 2017 is not safe for journalists?

Deadliest countries for journalists on earth in 2017

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) report, 21 journalists have been killed in 2017. Since 2017 these are the deadliest countries for journalists and media workers.

Country Journalists killed in 2017
Iraq 6
Mexico 4
Syria 3
Yemen 2
Russia 2
Afghanistan 1
Philippines 1
Pakistan 1
Bangladesh 1

 

Note: In all these deadliest countries, most of them are war zones since many years. Iraq is the deadliest country and is a war zone since 2003, Afghanistan 2001, Syria 2011, and Yemen 2015.

Eight media workers and nine journalists were killed in 2017.


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