Over the year, according to figures gathered by UNESCO, at least 100 journalists were killed in 2016 - making it one of the bloodiest years in recent memory.
As World Press Freedom Day approaches on 3 May 2017, media workers will remember their fallen colleagues.
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More often than not, these murders go unsolved because of high rates of impunity.
Al Jazeera, in consultation with UNESCO, has launched Journalism Matters - a space which seeks to address the targeting of journalists and impunity.
The Journalism Matters project
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