19 journalists killed during 2012 in Pakistan
By: JALIL HASSAN AKHTAR
Lahore: According to a report of international organisation ‘Committee to Protect Journalists’ published on events of 2012 indicate that a total of 70 reporters died world-wide in the period. It accounts that 230 journalists during course of their duties were put in jail.
In Pakistan 19 journalists who lost their lives in line of their duties in year 2012 their cases have yet to take final shape. According to report, ratio of killings of journalists in Pakistan, Brazil and Somalia has taken an upward trend in recent times.