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SUNS # 9727 Friday 20 January 2023

UN : Killings of journalists up 50% in 2022, says UNESCO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Eighty-six journalists and media workers -- one every four days -- were killed around the world in 2022, according to data published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Rights : The journalist stranded in Europe's "Guantanamo" (PRIV)
(IPS, Nabarniz)
It's 23 hours a day in a cell without natural light and just one to walk around in a 7 x 4-metre courtyard.

Africa : Parliamentarians strongly committed to population & development (PRIV)
(IPS, Johannesburg)
Many Ghanian Members of Parliament (MPs) champion adolescent reproductive health rights to stop the practice of child marriage, which is prevalent in some areas of the country even though the country's Constitution and Children's Act outlaw it, Dr Rashid Pelpuo (MP) told IPS in an exclusive interview.

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