Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

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 ...

28 September 2013

The newspaper vendor was shot several times by unidentified attackers in the town of Caicedonia in the western province of Valle del Cauca of Colombia, according to media reports. ...

11 September 2013

The presenter for Puerto Berrío stereo community radio was shot dead by a gunman on a motorcycle as he left the station’s offices with his wife. He was hit four times in an attach which left his wife also injured. ...

29 July 2013

According to eyewitness reports, Gomez was gunned down by two assailants upon his arrival at Radio Guadalajara where he presented a morning ‘Talk-Back’ programme.