Killing of Honduran web reporter condemned by UNESCO head

 

The killing of a web reporter in Honduras has been condemned by the head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

José Noel Canales, who had been working for the Hondurdiario website since 2000, was shot dead while driving to work on 10 August.

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has called on the Honduran authorities to investigate the killing of the reporter and bring the culprits to justice.

According to UNESCO, 22 journalists have been killed in Honduras since 2009.

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