IFJ Killed Journalists Report - 2020

The International Federation of Journalists today published the report on journalists and media staff killed in work-related incidents around the world during 2020. The annual report, in its 30th edition, details the circumstances of the 65 killings which occurred during targeted attacks, bomb attacks and cross –fire incidents in 16 countries.

That is 17 more killed than were in 2019 (49),  and bring the total to 2680 journalists and media workers who lost their lives to violence in the world since 1990, when the IFJ started publishing these annual reports to highlight the deepening safety crisis in the media.

The figures published by the Federation for this year show that the number of media professionals’ killings are more or less on the same levels as in 1990s.

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