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Read All About IFJ Full Report on Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2013

14 February 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today published its full report on the number of journalists and media staff killed across the globe in 2013.

The report, ‘In Mortal Danger: Journalists & Media Staff Killed in 2013', provides information on the 105 journalists and media staff who lost their lives in targeted attacks, bomb attacks and other cross fire incidents during the year. There are also updates on 15 accidental deaths recorded last year.

Asia Pacific was the deadliest region with 29% of the killings, followed by the Middle East and Arab World with 27%, according to the report which ranks Syria, the Philippines, Pakistan, Iraq and India as the most dangerous countries for journalists and media staff.

The report also highlights the continued security risks to women journalists and the support provided by the IFJ's International Safety Fund to journalists and media staff in need.

Read all about ‘In Mortal Danger: Journalist & Media Staff Killed in 2013' here.