This posting is an important update by the Committee to protect journalists and the freedom of the press worldwide:
New York, Feb 3, 2017–British freelance photographer Captain christopher Nunn was injured last night whilst covering shelling in the eastern Ukrainian town Avdiivka, according to press reviews. “I am alive, ” the particular photographer had written on Twitter following the incident. His translator Vladimir Subotovsky told CPJ today that Nunn was in stable condition after going through eye surgery.
Nunn had been at least the second journalist to have already been injured in renewed fighting in the area: Pavel Chuprina, a cameraman for that Russian online broadcaster Life TELEVISION was hurt by shrapnel upon January 31.
“Every day, reporters put themselves in extraordinary risk to bring news associated with vital importance to world, inch said CPJ Deputy Executive Movie director Robert Mahoney. “We call on most of parties to the conflict in far eastern Ukraine to do everything possible to guard all civilians, including journalists. inch
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