Journalist kidnappings, attacks on increase: press freedom report

Attacks and kidnappings of journalists have soared over the past year, the latest Press Freedom Index by Reporters without Borders has said. In all, 66 journalists were killed in 2014.

Reporters without Borders said on Tuesday that there had been a sharp spike in kidnappings of reporters, with attacks on reporters growing more ‘barbaric.’

In its latest report on press freedom, it said journalists face a new dangerous new threat – as shown by the Islamist militant beheadings of reporters in Syria this year.
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