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PARIS/BERLIN, December 18. /ITAR-TASS/. In 2013 a total of 71 journalists have been killed while performing their duties, states the latest report by Reporters Without Borders.
The most dangerous region for journalists to work in remains Syria: 10 journalists were killed there this year. Somali and Pakistan are close Syria in terms of threat; they are followed by India and the Philippines.
Reporters Without Borders not that those working printed press are most prone to risk – 37%; they are followed by radio and TV journalists. The majority of those killed in the line of duty as journalists are men – 96%.
At the same time, the number of journalists and bloggers killed while doing their jobs has declined – 71 journalists and 39 bloggers this year against 88 and 47 respectively last year.
Currently 178 journalists are incarcerated around the globe. Again, Syria is the leader, followed by China, Iran, Turkey and Eritrea.
The year was rich in the number of kidnappings of media workers. According to Reporters Without Borders, 87 journalists were abducted in 2013, against 38 in 2012.