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3 May Photos

3 May Photos

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In this section you will find a selection of photographs relevant to this year's campaign. Images are courtesy of Agence France-Presse (AFP). Newspapers can freely publish them, with credit to AFP. Scroll to the bottom to download the collection of all seven photographs.

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PAKISTAN, Karachi: Pakistani journalists gather at a protest in Karachi on 11 January, 2013 against the killing of media persons in bomb attacks in Quetta. Saif-ur-Rehman was among 92 people who died in one of the deadliest terror attacks in the country's southwestern Quetta city. AFP PHOTO/ Rizwan TABASSUM


MYANMAR, Yangon: A Myanmar journalist works on his laptop carrying a sticker reading 'Stop Killing Press' as he waits outside a court for a ruling on a defamation case against The Voice Weekly in Yangon on 23 August, 2012. Myanmar said it had abolished media censorship on 20 August in the latest in a series of rapid democratic reforms, delighting journalists who lived for decades under the shadow of the censors' marker pen. AFP PHOTO / Soe Than WIN


MEXICO, Xalapa: Journalists and students protest the murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martinez in Xalapa, Veracruz State on 29 April, 2012. Martinez was founded dead in her house on 28 April, with signs of strangulation. More than 40,000 people have been killed in rising drug-related violence in Mexico since December 2006, when President Felipe Calderon deployed soldiers and federal police to take on organised crime. AFP PHOTO/SERGIO HERNANDEZ


HONDURAS, Tegucigalpa: Honduran journalists take part in a vigil in memory of over 20 journalists killed in Honduras in the last three years at Morazan square in Tegucigalpa, on 24 May, 2012. Honduran journalists demand crimes to stop after the kidnapping and murder of Alfredo Villatoro of HRN radio. PHOTO / Orlando SIERRA


SYRIA, Aleppo: A correspondent for the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera Arabic news channel, identified as Medyan Dairieh, runs after being injured in the leg across a sniper corridor during heavy fighting in the Saif al-Dawla district of Aleppo on 24 August, 2012. Syrian forces blitzed areas in and around the northern commercial city, destroying a number of homes, activists said, as Western powers sought to tighten the screws on strongman Bashar al-Assad. AFP PHOTO / JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN


TURKEY, Istanbul: Kurdish women hold pictures of jailed journalists in Istanbul on 10 September, 2012, during the start of the trial of 44 journalists with suspected links to rebels from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), in the latest of a series of legal operations against the Kurdish militants. Some 44 suspects, 36 of them arrested pending trial, are currently facing charges in the 800-page indictment that was unanimously accepted by the court in May 2012. The suspects are charged with leading a terrorist organisation, being a member of a terrorist organisation, and being a member of the press committee of a terrorist organisation. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC


SOMALIA, Baidoa: Somali journalist Abdukadir Hassan Abdirahman films a scene on 23 October, 2012 in Baidoa, outside Mogadishu. Camera in one hand and pistol in the other, this reporter goes out to work on some of the most dangerous streets for journalists in the world. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER


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