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Bombs mailed to at least 5 journalists in Ecuador

Bogotá, March 22, 2023 – Ecuadorian authorities must thoroughly investigate letter bombs sent to five TV and radio journalists, guarantee their safety, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. Since March 16, letter bombs have been sent to the TV stations Ecuavisa, Teleamazonas, and TC Television; the radio station…

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Somalia journalists injured in explosion while covering military campaign against Al-Shabaab

Lusaka, July 1, 2022 – Somali authorities should immediately and thoroughly investigate the explosion that killed three people and injured journalists Abdikarin Mohamed Siyad and Khalid Mohamud Osman, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Monday, June 27, a vehicle carrying the journalists along with government and military…

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Indian journalist Rohit Biswal killed in bombing while covering Maoist rebels

New Delhi, February 8, 2022 – Authorities in the Indian state of Odisha must thoroughly investigate the death of journalist Rohit Biswal, hold those responsible to account, and ensure that members of the press can cover security issues safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On Saturday, February 5, Biswal was reporting from Odisha’s…

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Police officers are seen in Mexico City on May 16, 2020. An unidentified man recently threatened to bomb the Mexico City offices of the Reforma newspaper. (AFP/Claudio Cruz)

Mexican newspaper Reforma receives bomb threat over López Obrador coverage

Mexico City, May 18, 2020 — Mexican authorities should immediately and transparently investigate a bomb threat against the Reforma newspaper and provide protective measures to guarantee the safety of its staff, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police vehicles are seen in Quito, Ecuador, on October 13, 2019. Ecuadorian journalist Víctor Aguirre recently survived a bombing attack at his house. (AP/Fernando Vergara)

Explosive device detonated at home of journalist in Ecuador

Bogotá, February 12, 2020 — Ecuadorian authorities should conduct a speedy and transparent investigation into the explosion of a device at the home of journalist Víctor Aguirre, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A message of transmission suspension of Pakistani private news channels, displayed on monitors, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's media regulator ordered a media blackout on November 25, 2017, following the deployment of troops in the capital Islamabad to quell two weeks of violent protests that have left more than 250 people injured, according to news reports.(AP/Anjum Naveed)

Pakistan arrests journalist whose rental car was rigged with bomb

New York, November 27, 2017– The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Pakistani security forces to immediately release journalist Khalil Afridi, who police are holding without charge in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Authorities detained the correspondent for the Khyber News TV channel on November 24 after an explosive device was found under a car…

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