All About Journalist – Latest Reports Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) says one journalist was killed every 4.5 days around the world. Report of the Director-General of UNESCO on Tuesday, November 2, 2016, stated, since a decade ago, 827 journalists were killed while on duty.
According to the report, titled Journalists and the Danger of Impunity, the region hardest are the Arab countries, including Syria, Yemen, and Libya. Latin America is the second most severe continent.
The report on the 2006-2015 revealed that 59 percent of the deaths of journalists since two years ago occurred in areas of conflict. During that period, 78 of the 213 journalists killed (36.5 percent) in the Arab countries.
Perhaps most worrying is the increase in deaths of journalists in Western Europe and North America from zero since 2014 to eleven people last year.
Local journalists said to be much more risky than the foreign journalists who accounted for 90 percent of the 827 victims. But the rise in most major foreign journalists deaths occurred in 2014 with 17 people compared to the average of four people in previous years.
UNESCO also discovered, years ago there was a big increase in the killing of journalists online (blogger) with 21 people. Nearly half of them are Syrian blogger. All About Journalist. The report also states the number of male journalists who died while on duty l 10 times more than women. Chief State Prosecutor Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Hasan Kurnia expel journalists covering demonstrations Islamic Students Association (HMI) branch Dompu, Thursday, October 27, 2016.
In its action, HMI questioned the performance of the State Attorney Dompu are considered slow in solving the cases of alleged corruption activity budget Tambora World Greets (TMD) in 2015, which cost the budget of no less than Rp 5 billion as well as alleged corruption in the management of funds of ADD in Dompu.
Hasan anger began when mass HMI to hold a dialogue with him. In negotiations with the police, eventually only three representatives of the protesters were allowed to enter.
HMI also asked reporters allowed to cover the dialog. But police said Hasan would only accept three representatives. Three journalists from RRI, aktualita.info, and Radar Dompu initiative to go into the room with student representatives.
Seeing the presence of journalists, Hasan inflamed. With the high notes, he asked reporters out of the room. “Journalists out, should not be covered. That can come only three representatives dialogue,” he said.
Because they do not want polemics, the journalists finally gone. Chairman of the Indonesian Journalists Association Dompu M. Rifa`i deplores as chief prosecutor as a public official. “Attorneys should know what the work of journalists,” he said.
According Rifa`I, the attitude of the head prosecutor who is reluctant to openly indicate there is a problem in the handling of cases prosecuted HMI. All About Journalist. If you view the Press Law, he said, the action Hasan has violated Article 18 because it prevents journalists who do journalistic work.