Many journalists have died, while fighting for free information and freedom of speech.
The horrible attack on the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo opened the list of murdered journalists in 2015. In the past 10 years more than 600 journalists have been killed around the globe. According to data from the US news website GlobalPost Iraq, Syria and the Philippines are the top three death locations for media representatives. Most of the victims were local journalists.
Europe is represented in these statistics by Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Greece, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Will there be more attention to the security of media after the tragic events in France?
What measures should be taken to protect the freedom of speech?
Do you believe there is freedom of speech in your country?