Journalist deaths jumped 50% in 2022, led by Ukraine, Mexico


              FILE - Police carry away the bodies of slain journalists in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph, File)
            
              FILE - Relatives send by the coffin of French journalist of BFM TV news channel Frederic Leclerc-Imhoff, who was killed in Ukraine, is carried during a ceremony for the repatriation of his body at Le Bourget Airport, north of Paris, Thursday, June 9, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (Julien de Rose, Pool via AP, File)
            
              FILE - A man places photos of slain journalists after the murder of journalist Fredid Roman during a vigil to protest the crime, outside Mexico's Attorney General's office in Mexico City, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
            
              FILE - People help a journalist overcome by tear gas, launched by police during a protest over the death of journalist Romelson Vilsaint, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
            
              FILE - Photos of slain journalists are displayed on a wall during a vigil to protest the murder of journalist Fredid Roman, outside Mexico's Attorney General's office in Mexico City, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
            
              FILE - Haitian journalist Romelson Vilsaint, who was fatally wounded, lies face down in the parking lot of a police station in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (AP Photo, FILE)
            
              FILE - The widow cries at the coffin of volunteer soldier Oleksandr Makhov, 36 a well-known Ukrainian journalist, killed by the Russian troops, at St. Michael cathedral in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, May 9, 2022. According to a report released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by murders of reporters in the three deadliest countries: Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)
Journalist deaths jumped 50% in 2022, led by Ukraine, Mexico