...as part of planned assassinations instigated by their own government, military or local criminals.
Sir Harold Evans thinks that any state that fails to investigate and prosecute the killers should have sanctions applied against them. More interesting perhaps is his idea that Google and Facebook, who he sees as passengers of the media, should finance and run a register of lethal actions against journalists. This would be the data source for an annual Iniquity Index and used as evidence for starting the sanction process.
Do you think exposure in this way would make any difference?
Do you think death by execution is simply a risk journalists take?
Do you worry that independent investigative journalism is disappearing?