Philippines

​Maurito Lim

14 February 2015

The 71- year-old host of the daily programme called Chairman Mao was shot dead as he got out of his car outside his workplace at radio station dyRD. He was shot in the face by a lone gunman riding a motorcycle and rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards. Lim was an outspoken critic of local officials linked to illegal drug trade in the city.