Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Philippines

24 October 2017

The 29-year-old operations manager and broadcaster of dxBF Prime Broadcasting Network, was driving home with his girlfriend in Mindanao, south of the Philippines when a gunman in the van drove up and opened fire. ...

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.

13 March 2017

The columnist for the tabloid Remate was killed by assailants on a motorbike who shot him four times in the back. ...

19 December 2016

The publisher of Catadunanes News Now was shot in the head as he was entering his offices, in Virac, Catadunanes, in central Philippines. He died from his injuries the following day in hospital. ...

27 May 2016

The 56-year-old reporter for the People’s Brigada and officer of the Manilla Police District Press Corp, was shot dead outside a watch repair shop owned by his family in Manilla. ...

16 February 2016

The 49-year-old reporter for radio station dxWO Power99 FM was killed when he was shot twice in the chest at his home in Zamboanga del Sur as he was preparing dinner for the evening. He was rushed to hospital but died on arrival. ...

31 October 2015

The radio broadcaster for local station dwIZ and columnist for the tabloid newspaper Bandera Pilipino was gunned down outside a restaurant in Quezon City. Bernardo was shot twice in the head and died at the scene. ...

27 August 2015

The 48-year-old anchorman of Ratsada, a program in Radio Mindanao Network’s DXOC, was shot dead by unidentified assailants who opened fire on him 10 times, killing him instantly. ...

19 August 2015

The journalist, who worked for local newspaper Bagting sa Katilingban and President of the Davao del Norte Press and Radio-TV Club (DNPRC) , was killed after being shot three times in the chest and once in the arm outside his house on ...