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Targeted and cross fire killings

21 September 2018

Tolo News journalist Samim Faramarz when a car bomb went off just metres away from the stand where he had just finished a live report. The journalist was killed on the scene, along with his cameraman Ramiz Ahmadi .

18 September 2018

According to NUSOJ’s statement, the 30-year-old radio reporter working for privately owned Radio Voice of Peace in Somali city of Galkayo , was slashed in the back and heart when he was leaving the radio station. ...

16 September 2018

Technician Omar Azzi and security guards Jamai Musayab and Obeif Jamai, all working for the Yemeni al-Maraweah radio station were killed in the bombing of the station’s premises by warplanes from the Saudi-led military coalition, which de ...

28 August 2018

The cameraman for the private TV channel, Canal 10, in the resort city of Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo, was shot dead along with another man while the two were walking in the city centre. ...

23 August 2018

The 25-year-old local correspondent in Dewan Sahib was allegedly attacked by two men, Tahir Hussain and Muhammad Imran, on the evening of 22 August who left him seriously injured. ...

16 August 2018

The journalist who contributed to two radio stations, Gazeta and Jacuípe, where he focused on corruption reporting which he also posted on social media, was shot dead in the area of Chapada of the Riachão do Jacuípe town, Bahía state. ...

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. ...