Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Colombia

02 August 2018

The journalist and editor of Contacto magazine was gunned down by an unidentified assailant on a motorbike in the retion of Tulúa, Valle de Cauca. ...

01 August 2018

The 15 year veteran presenter was shot dead in the town of Suárez, Cauca. According to local authorities, the journalist received a call on his mobile phone on the evening of his killing and went out to meet someone. ...

26 June 2018

The bodies of three Ecuadorian media professionals who had been abducted on March on the border with Colombia were found in a jungle, according to Colombian authorities. ...

26 March 2018

Journalist Javier Ortega (32), photojournalist Paul Rivas (45) and their 60-year-old driver Efrain Segarra, all working for the El Comercio newspaper were found dead in the coastal region of Mataje on Ecuador's northern border with Colombia. ...

10 September 2015

The journalist was killed by gunfire from gunmen in Pitalito, Huila, as he entered the studios of the station he worked for. ...

02 March 2015

Media reports said that Edgar Quintero, aka Quintin, who presented a programme called Noticias y Algo Más on Radio Luna based in Palmira, South Eastern Colombia, was shot dead in a bakery by a gunman shortly after 19.00 pm. ...

14 February 2015

The Federation of Colombian journalists ( FECOLPER), an IFJ affiliate, said that Peralta, owner and managing editor of Linda Radio, a station located in El Doncello, Caquetá Department, was shot three times by two gunmen believed to be hit m ...

01 December 2014

The 42-year-old who worked for Bucaramanaga-based Television Ciudadana, was killed after being attacked by unidentified individuals. Her body was found in El Porvenir districy, south of Bucaramanaga. ...

12 August 2014

The journalist and director of Morena FM radio station based in the municipality of Taraza was killed when two unidentified gunmen stopped the car he was travelling in and shot him nine times in the head. He died on the spot. ...

19 February 2014

The jou rnalist was shot dead after reportedly receiving death threats for covering a criminal investigation, Los Urabeños , in the Caldas neighbourhood, located in the coastal town of Buenaventura, in western Colombia, human rights and ...