Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Philippines

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.

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. ...

01 May 2018

The broadcaster on dyGB 91.7 FM where he presented Tug-anan, a daily programme, was on his way home after his programme when he was shot multiple times. The gunmen also shot the tires of the pedicab which was going to take Sestoso to hospital. ...

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. ...