This applies to those journalists, those who expose internal disturbances or scams, Or ask the power question. 2021 proved fatal for journalists performing their duties. It can be predicted from now that even in 2022, the story will not be different from that.
No good year comes for journalists. This applies to those journalists, those who expose internal disturbances or scams, Or ask the power question. 2021 proved fatal for journalists performing their duties. It can be predicted from now that even in 2022, the story will not be different from that. At a time when democracy is on the verge of collapse and dictatorships are getting stronger, Journalists who do their work honestly cannot expect any better results. At present, the news is that 45 journalists and media persons were killed in 2021. Most of the deaths occurred in Afghanistan. The names of Pakistan and India are also included in this list. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the world’s largest organization of journalists, has given this information. By the way, 2021 was better in that the lowest death rate in the last 30 years was recorded this year. The number of journalists killed in 2020 was 65. however, IFJ said – In 2021 it was confirmed that media workers are often asked to work in their communities., Corruption in cities and countries, He is killed for uncovering the crime.
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IFJ said- “The 45 companions we have lost in violence, They remind us of the sacrifice of journalists to protect the public interest around the world. So how to pay tribute to such journalists. Obviously the best way to do this would be to work tirelessly for justice. What is needed is that the causes for which those journalists gave their lives, Try to fulfill it. Journalists who died last year, nine of them in Afghanistan, eight in mexico, Four were killed in India and three in Pakistan. Earlier, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) had said that 46 journalists were killed in 2021 and 488 media persons are currently in jails worldwide. The international organization Reporters Without Borders releases its report on journalists every year. The NGO, which fought for freedom of the press, said that it started releasing its annual figures in 1995. Since then such incidents have continued unabated.