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Remembering the danger facing war correspondents.

Since French photographer Olivier  Voisin was killed,  2 more journalists lost their lives in Pakistan.

  • 1 March 2013 – Mehmood Ahmed Afridi – Correspondant pour le journal Intikhab
  • 27 February 2013 – Malik Mumtaz Khan – Geo News TV, groupe de presse Jang

The casualty counter is turning fast on Reporters Without Border’s site. For us it’ s time to reflects on this situation, We have a lot of material to help us formed pour own opinion. For starters, we want you to go meet photojournalist Lindsey Addarion, interviewed by Christiane Amanpour, on February 22.  The discussion, is about the increasing risks that the journalists are now facing.  As a consequence free lance journalists who, until recently were traditionally those covering the conflicts zones, start feeling restricted in their assignment.  Are you ready to sacrifice your own safety to bring this unique shot? Do you think there’s alternative,  like the one chose by Lindsay in her last trip to Syria ?

Sunday, February, 24th 2013: French free-lance war photographer, Olivier Voisin, succumbs to his injuries in Antakya International Hospital. The victim of a car bombing incident in Syria two days previous. He is the 10th journalist killed since January 2013.

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