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Targeted and cross fire killings

15 May 2017

The journalist who worked for Agniban , a local evening newspaper, was on his way to Manglia Square in his car when he was stopped in Indore, Madhya Pradesh state, by two assailants on motorbikes. ...

15 May 2017

The 26-year-old reporter for El Costeño, a weekly publication founded by his father, was shot dead in the locality of Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco. ...

15 May 2017

The 73-year old veteran journalist was shot dead outside a shop in Paz, a town located in the state of Baja California Sur. ...

07 May 2017

The report for Peshkeswat newspaper was killed by unknown gunmen in a targeted attack in Pul-u-Khumri in Baghlan province.

29 April 2017

The founder and chairman of the Persian-language GEM TV company, and his business partner were shot dead in the Maslak neighbourhood in Istanbul by masked individuals who opened fire on their vehicle. ...

29 April 2017

The 65-year-old journalist was shot dead in his car by unidentified gunmen in the municipality ofTlaquiltenango . ...

19 April 2017

The 73-year-old co-founder of the weekly newspaper Novy Petersburg, who was attacked in St. Petersburg on 9 March by unidentified assailants and had remained unconscious at the hospital since then, died of his wounds. ...

16 April 2017

The journalist who worked for state-owned Radio Glory FM 97.1 was killed by two unidentified gunmen who broke into his home in Yenagoa, a local government area in the Bayelsa State, and shot him several times in the stomach.

23 March 2017

The 54-year-old female correspondent for La Jornada newspaper was shot dead outside her home. ...

22 March 2017

The female Turkish Kurdish journalist, also known as Nujiyan Arhan, was hit by a bullet on the head on 3 March while covering the clashes between different Kurdish armed groups in Sinjar. ...