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Targeted and cross fire killings

21 March 2018

The journalist, who contributed to various media outlets, was gunned down by unidentified assailants while he was at home in the locality ofGutierrez Zamora, Veracruz state. ...

14 March 2018

The photojournalist, who worked for the Arbin Media Office, was fatally injured while covering air strikes in the town of Arbin, eastern Ghouta on 12 March, according to a statement of UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay. ...

01 March 2018

The 40-year-old sub-editor with Islamabad-based Urdu daily Qaumi Pukaar was shot dead by unkown assailants on Bank Road, the high-security area near the Pakistan Army’s national headquarters while he was returning home after work late in the ev ...

25 February 2018

The body of the 27-year-old Slovakian reporter working for “Aktuality.sk” news portal was found on 25 February alongside that of his partner Martina Kusnirova at their home in Velka Maca, some 65 kilometres from the capital Bratislava. ...

01 February 2018

The lifeless bodies of the two media professionals were found in the municipality of Mazatenango with torture signs and their hands and feet tied after they went missing on 28 January. ...

17 January 2018

The journalist working for radio Beira Rio FM, a local station in the state of Goiás, was shot dead at his home by two gunmen on motorbikes who forced their way into his house and killed him. ...

14 January 2018

The photojournalist for Al-Shabab news agency who also contributed to Souq Al-Shuyoukh website was killed in a car explosion in the Matibijah area. ...

13 January 2018

The independent journalist and political columnist for El Diario de Nuevo Laredo since 2016 was shot dead in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas state. The city is considered one of the most dangerous places in Mexico, reports said. ...

29 December 2017

The cameraman working for pro-regime TV network Sama was killed while covering clashes on the edge of the northwestern province of Idlib, the French news agency, AFP, quoted Syrian state news agency SANA as reporting. ...

28 December 2017

According to Afghan media reports, the journalist who worked for Jomhor News Agency was among people killed in the multiple blasts at a Shia cultural centre in the Afghan capital Kabul. ...