July 9, 2020

Press Freedom

Number of Journalists Killed in 2019 Falls to Record Low

People light candles in front of posters of Jamal Khashoggi during a candle light vigil to remember journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

The number of journalists killed for their reporting dropped to a 17-year low in 2019, according to the annual report by The Committee to Protect Journalists. The reduction comes amid unprecedented global attention on the issue of impunity for killing journalists. High-profile murder cases from Malta, Slovakia and the exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi continue to reverberate

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