The International Organization for Defense of Press Freedom Reporters Without Borders (RWB) has published a list of journalists killed in 2021 while performing their professional duties. It includes two journalists from Azerbaijan.
Reporters Without Borders (RWB) added to the list of those killed in 2021 the correspondent of the Azerbaijani state news agency Azertaj Maharram Ibrahimov and the operator of the Azerbaijani state television Siraj Abishov. Both died on June 4, blown up by a mine planted by the Armenians in the Kelbajar region.
In total, 38 journalists from 20 countries of the world died in 2021, including, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, India, Palestine, Mexico, Yemen, China, Colombia, Greece, Lebanon, Pakistan, the Netherlands , Philippines, Somalia, Syria and Congo, according to the report of the RWB.