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Human rights trends - 2009

Image: 2009 leaves one of worst records for targeted killings of journalists, says IFJ

2009 leaves one of worst records for targeted killings of journalists, says IFJ

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for more action from governments and the United Nations to protect media as it announced a grim total of 137 journalists and media personnel killed during 2009. The number of targeted killings at 113 is one of the highest ever recorded says the IFJ 31 Dec 2009 »

Image: Violence and death, displacement and detention: Working life for Somali journalists

Violence and death, displacement and detention: Working life for Somali journalists

2009 has been a year of darkness, death, displacement, detention and violence against journalists and the entire media fraternity in the Republic of Somalia, according to the annual report unveiled today by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ). 31 Dec 2009 »

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HRH London

Wars and disputed elections: most dangerous stories for journalists

Two appalling events marked 2009: one was the largest ever massacre of journalists in a single day – a total of 30 killed –by the private militia of a governor in the southern Philippines and the other was an unprecedented wave of arrests and convictions of journalists and bloggers in Islamic Republic of Iran following President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed reelection. 31 Dec 2009 »

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HRH Zagreb

Croatia elections generally in line with international standards

The 23 November elections to the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia were conducted generally in line with OSCE commitments and international standards for democratic elections. However, some issues remain to be addressed, concluded the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Election Observation Mission (EOM). 30 Dec 2009 »

Image: Новый выпуск кавказского независимого журнала «ДОШ»

Новый выпуск кавказского независимого журнала «ДОШ»

Основная часть материалов, собранных в последнем выпуске «ДОШ» уходящего года, посвящена 15-летию начала так называемой первой войны, когда 11 декабря 1994 года с трех направлений в сторону Чеченской республики двинулись российские войска. 30 Dec 2009 »

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