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After Sotloff's beheading, Unesco calls on govts to strengthen safety of journalists

Sep 04, 2014    

New Delhi Unesco Thursday called on all governments to strengthen the safety of journalists after Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) beheaded second American journalist Steven Scotloff."I condemn deeply the execution of Steven Sotloff," said Irina Bokova, Unesco directorgeneral, in a statement.Sotloff, a 31yearold, Floridabased freelance journalist, who had gone missing in northern Syria over a year ago, was executed 3 September two weeks after the IS beheaded American photo journalist James Foley."He, like James Foley, was a brave man who worked as a journalis...

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