Overall, the report settled governments in the world recorded insufficient progress in combating impunity in journalist murders, and that 90% of the perpetrators of these crimes remain unpunished and threaten press freedom.
He stressed that in the past decade, 370 journalists have been killed in direct reprisal for their work, of which the vast majority reporting on corruption, crime, human rights, politics or war.
“Indiscriminate and unsolved murders of journalists attempting to inform their respective societies and the rest of the world is one of evergel hand wraps the most serious threats to press freedom today, “said Elisabeth Witchel, lead author of the report and CPJ consultant.
Witchel also said it is “vital that national governments and the UN system provide the resources and political support to break the cycle of impunity in journalist murders.”
The first place in this year’s index occupies Iraq, followed in that order in Somalia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Colombia.
Since the report was first held in 2006, Argentina moved ten places to move from location 41 to the current 31, a list is still headed by the Nordic countries Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. In 2014 edition, launched today in Geneva (Switzerland), the research highlighted the country’s gender equality in the number of professional and technical workers, the literacy rate, the presence of women in high schools and colleges, as well as the expectation of life.
On the contrary, he said that there are still inequalities in their salaries for men and women for similar work and participation in the total boxing equipment labor force. In terms of political participation, the report ranked the country 18th place more women in Parliament and 14 in the presence of women as heads of state, item for which considered the last 50 years of history. If you take only the nations of Latin America, Argentina appears fourth ranking behind Nicaragua (placed sixth globally), Ecuador and Cuba. In addition to Argentina, other states experienced a significant advance in the index are Peru, which rose from position 80 to 45, and Chile, which advanced 25 positions until 66.