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Targeted and cross fire killings

27 August 2017

The Iraqi cameraman for Karbala TV was killed in an identified explosive device in the town of Tal Afar, the last fiefdom of the so-called Islamic State in the Nineveh province. ...

26 August 2017

The American freelance journalist was killed while covering fighting between the South Sudanese army and the rebel in Kaya, near the South Soudan’s border with Uganda, according to media reports. ...

22 August 2017

The 55-year-old crime reporter was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Mexican state of Veracruz and became the tenth journalist to be killed in the country since the start of the year in work-related incidents. ...

10 August 2017

The headless torso of the 30-year-old Swedish journalist was found on a beach south of Copenhagen on 21 August, ten days after she had gone missing. ...

07 August 2017

The columnist for Sapol Newspaper and a reporter for Radio Mindanao Network was shot leaving his house in Sultan Kudarat province. He died from multiple gunshots. ...

06 August 2017

The radio anchor with Tigmo-Tigmo program on DXPB 106.9 was shot dead by two assailants on a motorcycle on his way home. According to a police report, the assailant continued to shoot Alicaway as he tried to crawl away.

30 July 2017

The correspondent for the Russia international broadcaster RT in central Syria was killed while covering fighting between the Syrian army and the so-called Islamic State group. ...

12 July 2017

The journalist for the public broadcast service, RNTC, in the northern eastern city of Bunia was killed at his home by an unidentified assailant who attacked him, fatally injuring the victim. ...

09 July 2017

The Honduran journalist, who worked for his country's national television broadcaster (HCH), was killed in the town of Acayucan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz. ...

08 July 2017

The journalist with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) in Edo State, was shot and killed while returning home from work by unknown gunmen on 8 July.