Monday, December 22, 2003

The International Federation of Journalists has published its annual report on members of the profession killed this year -- and it makes for depressing reading.

At least 83 journalists and media workers were died in the line of duty during 2003 -- 13 more than last year.

What are the authorities doing to bring the killers of journalists like Mazen Dana and James Miller to justice? Not enough, according to the IFJ, which says "We see journalists being targeted for their work in many parts of the world, but many governments simply don’t care about what these tragedies mean for democracy and free expression."

Read the full list of those killed here -- Kaveh's is case number 25.


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