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Sunday, May 3, 2015
Attacks on press increasingly deadly | Miami Herald Miami Herald
The images, strong enough to pierce the soul, streamed across our television and computer screens last summer: Masked Islamic State terrorists, hunting knife in hand, hacked off the heads of one innocent journalist after another.
Equally disturbing was news that the Iranian government had imprisoned Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, apparently without cause. He remains in Iranian custody despite valiant efforts to free him.
Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/issues-ideas/article20014818.html#storylink=cpy