Arson

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Office of independent TV station 3 Kanal firebombed in Kyrgyzstan

New York, June 9, 2020 – Kyrgyzstan authorities should conduct a quick and thorough investigation into the arson attack on the office of the 3 Kanal broadcaster, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At around 7 a.m. on June 7, unidentified attackers threw a Molotov cocktail through a window of the independent television station’s…

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Armed off-duty police officers protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on February 23, 2020. People identifying themselves as police officers committed an arson attack against local broadcaster Radio Télévision Caraïbes. (AP/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Haitian outlet Radio Télévision Caraïbes targeted with arson attack during police protest

Miami, February 26, 2020 — Haitian authorities should conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into an arson attack on the offices of Radio Télévision Caraïbes and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in front of a burning barricade in Valparaiso, Chile, on November 26, 2019. The Valparaiso headquarters of Chilean daily El Lider were vandalized and burned by protesters on November 26. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

Headquarters of Chilean daily El Líder damaged in arson attack by protesters

On November 26, 2019, at around 8 p.m., unidentified demonstrators broke into the headquarters of Chilean newspaper El Líder, in the commune of San Antonio, Valparaíso, started fires, and vandalized the newspaper’s offices, according to news reports and a statement from the National Press Association, an independent association of Chilean media outlets.

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The destroyed antenna of Brazilian local broadcaster Aliança FM is seen in Choró, Ceará state. Police are investigating the attack on the antenna. (Image via Marcolino Borges)

Brazilian radio station antenna destroyed in arson attack

Rio de Janeiro, December 12, 2019 — Brazilian authorities must thoroughly investigate the arson attack against broadcaster radio Aliança FM and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A police officer is seen in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, on November 21, 2019. The Hong Kong print shop of the Epoch Times newspaper was recently damaged in an arson attack. (Reuters/Adnan Abidi)

Epoch Times printer damaged in arson attack in Hong Kong

Taipei, November 22, 2019 — The Hong Kong Police Force should conduct a fast and thorough investigation into the arson attack on the Epoch Times newspaper’s printing company, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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The offices of the Turtle Island News newspaper are seen after being hit by a truck and set ablaze in Six Nations Territory, Canada, on October 28, 2019. (Turtle Island News)

Arson attack damages indigenous newspaper office in Canada

New York, November 6, 2019 — Authorities in the Six Nations Territory in Canada should conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into an arson attack on the offices of the Turtle Island News newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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The office of newspaper El Mercurio de Valparaiso is seen after an arson attack in Valparaiso, Chile, on October 19, 2019. (Reuters/Rodrigo Garrido)

Demonstrators set fire to El Mercurio de Valparaíso newspaper office in Chile

On October 19, 2019, at around 8 pm, demonstrators broke into the headquarters of Chilean newspaper El Mercurio de Valparaíso and started a fire that damaged the newspaper’s offices and the offices of La Estrella de Valparaíso, a daily owned by the El Mercurio conglomerate, according to news reports and a report by El Mercurio…

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Italian police are seen in Ostia on November 10, 2017. Journalist Claudio Lattanzio’s car was recently destroyed in an arson attack in Sulmona. (AFP/Filippo Monteforte)

Italian photojournalist Claudio Lattanzio’s car destroyed in arson attack

On August 15, 2019, in Sulmona, central Italy, unidentified individuals burned the car of Claudio Lattanzio, a photojournalist for local daily Il Centro and collaborator with Italian news agency Ansa, according to a report by the daily.

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Police officers seen in Grenoble, southwestern France, on January 24, 2017. In late January 2019, an anarchist group attacked regional French public radio station France Bleu Isère and a transmitter for the broadcast company TDF. (Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP)

French radio station burned in arson attack, anarchist group claims responsibility

The Grenoble office of regional French public radio station France Bleu Isère was partially destroyed in an arson attack on January 28, 2019, according to the broadcaster. On January 30, a local anti-capitalist anarchist group claimed responsibility for the attack, the station reported.

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Serbian investigative journalist Milan Jovanović stands in the ruins of his home in the Belgrade suburb of Vrčin. His home was burned down in an arson attack on December 12, 2018. (Cenzolovka)

Serbian investigative journalist targeted with arson attack

New York, December 12, 2018–Serbian authorities must ensure the safety and well-being of investigative journalist Milan Jovanović and bring those responsible for today’s arson attack on his property to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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