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Camera operator and TV host Ricardo Ávila shot, killed in southwest Honduras

Guatemala City, June 2, 2022 — Honduran authorities must conduct a credible and exhaustive investigation into the killing of camera operator and TV host Ricardo Alcides Ávila in southwest Honduras and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. Around 5 a.m. on May 26, an unidentified person shot Ávila in…

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Journalists harassed, threatened with death over Ghana election coverage

At least five Ghanaian journalists were separately harassed or threatened with death over their coverage of the country’s December 7, 2020, general elections, according to news reports and journalists who spoke with CPJ by phone and messaging app. In mid-December 2020, following the elections, Kevin Taylor, the founder of the Loud Silence TV YouTube channel,…

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