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Targeted and cross fire killings

12 August 2018

The media technician for a local radio and television station in Ghazni province, 148 km southwest of the capital Kabul, was killed in a raid of the Taliban militants who torched the station during their clashes with government’s forces.

02 August 2018

The journalist and editor of Contacto magazine was gunned down by an unidentified assailant on a motorbike in the retion of Tulúa, Valle de Cauca. ...

01 August 2018

The 15 year veteran presenter was shot dead in the town of Suárez, Cauca. According to local authorities, the journalist received a call on his mobile phone on the evening of his killing and went out to meet someone. ...

30 July 2018

The three Russian media professionals were killed in what the local authorities described an ambush by an unidentified group of armed men near the village of Sibuti. ...

23 July 2018

The AFP Kabul driver Mohammad was killed in a suicide bombing attack in the Afghan capital while he was on his way to the AFP bureau for his night shift and was changing public transport near the airport when the suicide bomber blew himself u ...

20 July 2018

The blocktimer for dwZR radio station, was leaving his home at 4am on Friday morning, on his way to host his program at 5.30am. According to local reports, he was shot 14 times by the unidentified assailants.

16 July 2018

The TV journalist who worked for Sama TV, a pro-Syrian regime station, was killed while covering fighting between government forces and rebels in the southern provinve of Quneitra. ...

30 June 2018

According to the AFP, the 35-year old correspondent for Playa News, a website based in Riviera Maya, close to the popular tourist city of Cancun in the state of Quintana, was shot dead by a gunman while he was at a bar in the indigenou ...

28 June 2018

Four media professionals and one staff member of the Capital Gazette , a daily published in Annapolis, the capital of Maryland state were shot dead by a gunman in what police described as a ‘ targeted attack. ...

26 June 2018

The bodies of three Ecuadorian media professionals who had been abducted on March on the border with Colombia were found in a jungle, according to Colombian authorities. ...