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Recognising the work of South Sudan’s journalists

Waakhe Simon
As South Sudan marked the World Press Freedom Day on May 3, journalists across the country face enormous challenges.
4.05.2016  |  Juba, South Sudan
A radio journalist at work in South Sudan’s Magwi, February 15, 2010. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
A radio journalist at work in South Sudan’s Magwi, February 15, 2010. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)

Every year, May 3 is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

In South Sudan seven journalists have been killed last year and leading media outlets were shut down.

Waakhe Simon Wudu attended the World Press Freedom Day commemoration in South Sudan’s capital Juba:

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