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Targeted and cross fire killings

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. ...

21 June 2018

The radio presenter at Rádio Pérola FM was gunned down by an unidentified armed man on a motorbike who shot him in the back as he arrived at the radio studio located in the state of Pára in northern Brazil for his morning show, Show da Peró ...

14 June 2018

The prominent journalist and editor of Rising Kashmir daily was shot dead outside his newspaper office in Srinagar, India by unidentified gunmen. ...

07 June 2018

The publisher and columnist of the community paper, Trends and Times, was shot by unidentified persons near the wet market of Panabo City in Davao del Norte. ...

02 June 2018

The journalist died just two days after his release from a Houthi prison and his family said that Al-Rakan died due to the torture that he had faced, according to his statements shortly before his death and to the report of the physician who exa ...

29 May 2018

The 40-year-old correspondent for the Excelsior, a national daily newspaper and contributor to local radio and TV stations, was found beaten to death in the state of Tamaulipas of the US border, according to prosecutors quoted in media reports. ...

25 May 2018

The 52-year-old reporter for El Financiero newspaper was found dead in her home with stabs wounds. ...