Journalists travelling to war zones or other high risk areas face considerable security risks. The Committee to Protect Journalists estimate that more than 1100 journalists have been killed since 1992.
The Danish Union of Journalists encourages freelance journalists to do security training before travelling to disaster and conflict areas.
The Danish Union of Journalists has decided that it will partially fund the security training for a limited number of Danish freelance journalists and have set 25.000 DKK aside for this purpose.
Guardian was mentioned as The Danish Union of Journalists as one the providers of hostile environment awareness training.
Read the press release by The Danish Union of Journalists on www.journalisten.dk