Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Dominican Republic

14 February 2017

Luís Manuel Medina, the presenter of the news programme Milenio Caliente – or Hot Millennium – was killed while on air at the radio station FM 103.5 when gunmen opened fire during a news bulletin which was being broadcast on Facebook Live. ...

13 April 2015

The journalist, who had gone missing as he was travelling in his vehicle from Bonao to Santga Domingo, was discovered murdered on the Duarte Highway near Pieda Blanca with four gunshots wounds in his body, according to police sources quoted in me ...

01 July 2014

The cameraman for Canal 25 TV was gunned down by two armed men who shot him in broad day light in central Santiago before fleeing the scene. ...

08 June 2014

The 52-year-old journalist died of injuries he had sustained during an attack on his office in which he was shot by allegedly former members of the police forces. ...