One hundred and thirty-four journalists and media support staff were killed while on reporting assignments last year, with India fourth on the list of countries with the most number of deaths
According to the report, After Syria and Iraq, cited by the Institute as the most dangerous countries for journalists last year, came Philippines with 14 deaths, India with 13 and Pakistan with 9.
Most of those killed were targeted deliberately. And most journalists were targeted, and shooting was the most common cause of death.
Contributed By Sonia Narula