Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Brazil

13 February 2014

Reports said Palma was shot dead by two unidentified men on a motorcycle outside his home in Miguel Pereira, a suburb to the south of Rio de Janeiro, and died at the scene. ...

10 February 2014

The cameraman who worked for the Bandeirantes television network was declared brain dead by doctors, according to media reports. ...

28 May 2013

February 22 The 51 year-old journalist for Radio Jaguaribe FM, was shot dead by men on motorbike as he was walking to work, media reports said. He was hit twice in the head and three times in the chest, police said. ...

14 April 2013

The photographer who worked for Vale do Aço newspaper was killed near the town of Ipatinga in the state of Minas Gerais. He was shot twice in the back by a gunman on a motorcycle as he was sitting in a restaurant. ...

09 March 2013

The radio reporter and columnist was gunned down at his home in Ipatinga, a city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, according to news reports quoting officials. ...

08 February 2013

The manager of Radio Barra FM based in the city of Sao Joao da Barra, Río de Janeiro was shot as he was returning home by a gunman on a motorcycle who called out his name and shot him at least three times. ...