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Shooting under fire

A photographer takes his position behind an empty water tank during an operation at Alemao slum in Rio de Janeiro November 27, 2010. Police in Rio de Janeiro gave drug traffickers holed up in the hillside slum an ultimatum on Saturday to turn themselves in and help put an end to a wave of urban violence that has killed at least 46 people. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes)

Shooting under fire

Recent and archive images of journalists at work in hostile environments.

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says close to 70 journalists had been killed since democracy was restored in 1986 after the ousting of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in a popular revolt.(Reuters)