June 13
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Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) made its annual report, according to which 75 journalists have been killed in 26 countries since the beginning of 2019.

This year the mortality rate among media employees is lower by 36% compared with the same indicator last year.

Moreover, this is the lowest mortality rate among members of the press since 2006.

The organization considers this indicator encouraging, however, it is noted that much more needs to be done in the direction of ensuring the safety of media employees.

Tthe mortality rate among journalists is low, however, many media employees were injured this year, were captured, threats were voiced, they were attacked and damaged property.

According to a PEC report, the largest number of deaths among journalists this year were in Mexico (13 people), Afghanistan (9 people) and Pakistan (8 people).

After these countries, Syria (6 people), Honduras (5 people), and the Philippines (4 people) were on the list.

Colombia, India, Iraq, Somalia, Brazil, Haiti, Indonesia also appeared on the anti-death list of media employees.

One journalist was killed this year in Bangladesh, Chad, Chile, Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Ukraine, Yemen.

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