The most dangerous places to work as a journalist

[video:youtube:-lOZtc9zXMA] Last week the Committee to Protect Journalists released a list of the most dangerous spots for journalists. Places where journalists are killed and the killers go free. The ranking was produced in advance of World Press Freedom Day on May 3. It is based on the Impunity Index. CNNs Christiane Amanpour talks about the impunity index in the video above – “Impunity is the single biggest threat facing journalists today” – Here is the ranking of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists to work

1. Iraq
2. Sierra Leone
3. Somalia
4. Colombia
5. Sri Lanka
6. Philippines
7. Afghanistan
8. Nepal
9. Russia
10. Mexico
11. Bangladesh
12. Pakistan
13. India link
CPJ is launching a global campaign to combat impunity. We will focus initially on Russia and the Philippines, two very different countries that share two traits: They are among the world’s deadliest nations for journalists, and they are among the worst
in solving these murders. link