Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Turkey

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. ...

16 July 2016

The photojournalist with the Turkish daily newspaper Yeni Şafak was killed during the failed coup in Turkey. ...

24 February 2016

The body of the editor and reporter from Azadiya Welat Newspaper was among bodies recovered from the scene of a massacre in the Turkish southeastern town of Cizre. ...

27 December 2015

The prominent Syrian journalist was gunned down by unknown assailants in Gaziantep (Turkey) near the Syrian border. ...