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Targeted and cross fire killings

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. ...

19 December 2017

The 35-year-old reporter, who covered security and narcotrafficking, was shot dead while attending the nativity play at his child’s school in the municipality of Acayucan located in Veracruz state. ...

11 December 2017

The 28 - year-old journalist, also known Gabow, was killed when an explosive which had been planted underneath his car's driving seat blew up in Mogadishu's Madina district. ...

30 November 2017

The 35-year-old correspondent for the Hindustan was shot dead by bike-borne assailants as he came out a public toilet behind his brother’s shop. He died on his way to hospital with five bullets to his face and torso.

21 November 2017

The 49-year-old senior journalist with the Bengali language Syandan Patrika and contributor to local television channel News Vanguard was shot at point-blank range by a trooper at the battalion headquarters of the paramilitary Tripura State R ...