World entering era of "war of information"

Photographer Farzana Wahidy covering a women’s empowerment event in Mazar-i-Sharif, in Afghanistan’s north. Photo: UNAMA Fardin Waezi (file)

The world is entering a new era typified by a "war of information" mounted by terrorist groups, the UN Security Council has heard.

The Council has been discussing the protection of media workers in conflict situations around the world.

So far in 2015, 25 journalists have lost their lives while doing their job.

Cathrine Hassselberg reports.

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