The annual toll of journalists killed in connection with their work was again very high in 2013, although this year’s number, 71, was a slight fall on last year’s, according to the 2013 round-up of freedom of information violations that Reporters Without Borders issues every year.There was also a big increase in abductions and the overall level of violations affecting news providers continued to be very high. Syria, Somalia and Pakistan retained their position among the world’s five deadliest countries for the media and China, Eritrea, Turkey, Iran and Syria continued to be world’s five leading jailers of journalists
What Tavaana Students Have to Say
I used to think there wasn't much of a point to pushing for women's rights reform under the Islamic Republic, but this course has changed my point of view entirely. While I used to think women's demands would only be answered with the fall of the regime, I am now motivated to take practical steps toward making those goals a reality, even under the current system.
- Neda, Women's Rights course graduate