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Targeted and cross fire killings

24 May 2013

The journalist who reported for several local newspapers and magazines was killed in Bahawalnagar district of Punjab province in Pakistan. ...

19 May 2013

The three employees of  the Bengali language daily, Dainik Ganadoot, were killed during a frenzy attack on the newspaper’s office in Agartala, capital of the northeastern Indian state of Tripura. ...

18 May 2013

The 66 – year old founder and editor of the Selsovet (Village Council) newspaper, was gunned down in the Stavropol region. ...

17 May 2013

The body of Guylain Chanjabo, a journalist for Radio Canal Révélation based in Bunia, the provincial capital of Ituri in the north eastern Congo, was found on the bank of the Ngezi River. He had been missing for twelve days. ...

14 May 2013

A journalist based in Laghman province, was killed by an unknown assailant in Kandi Rijaee village, in the Alingar district of the eastern Laghman province, according to the Afghanistan Independent Journalists' Association (AIJA), an affiliated of ...

27 April 2013

The part-time reporter for Prabhat Khabha r newspaper was killed in Khunti district, Jharkhand state, according to media reports. Members of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a breakaway Maoist faction, claimed responsibility. ...

25 April 2013

The journalist was killed when gunmen opened fire on his car in Pedro Juan Caballero city, near the capital of Asunción, according to media reports. ...

21 April 2013

The newscaster, reporter and program producer for state owned Radio Mogadishu and Somali National Television (SNTV) was shot dead in Mogadishu by two men armed with pistols, NUSOJ said. ...

18 April 2013

The female journalist for the Urumqi Evening News died in an accident while conducting iinterviews on a construction site in Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to media reports. ...

17 April 2013

The news editor of the daily Pakistan  was among at least fifteen people killed in a suicide bomb attack on a political rally in the city of Peshawar, provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the Pakistan Federal Union of ...