The life of a journalist is not easy. They have to chase big news pieces, follow celebrities, report live from dangerous grounds and even get killed while covering certain events. Yes, it’s true that there are many journalists who have been killed while they were on duty, reporting a piece of news and reporting from a dangerous site.
Every year, hundreds of journalists get killed across the world and this has made the profession of journalism a very challenging one. The following are the countries where maximum number of journalists has been killed.
Iraq is the deadliest country for journalists as between 1992 and 2013, 151 journalists were killed there. Even Philippines is considered to be one of the deadliest countries for people working as journalists for a simple reason that in the last decade, 73 journalists were killed.60 journalists were killed in Algeria in the last 10 years, making it another deadly country for journalists.
Even Russia is not far behind with 54 journalists getting killed in the last 10 years. Pakistan and Somalia are the other two nations with maximum journalist killings, followed by Colombia where 44 journalists saw their end in the last decade. Some other deadly nations for journalists are Syria, India and Mexico.