Shooting

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Colombian journalist Pincen Mora survives shooting attempt at home in Medellín

Bogotá, June 16, 2021 – Colombian authorities should thoroughly investigate the attempted shooting of journalist Pincen Mora, hold the perpetrators to account, and guarantee his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On June 8, at about 5 p.m., a group of eight unidentified men on motorcycles stopped at the home and office of Mora,…

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Journalist Nidal Ikhbaria survives shooting attempt at home in Arab Israeli city of Umm al-Fahm

New York, June 15, 2021 – Israeli authorities should conduct a swift and transparent investigation into the shooting attack on journalist Nidal Ikhbaria’s home, and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On June 9, unidentified people in the Arab-majority Israeli city of Umm al-Fahm fired more than 50 bullets…

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Colombian journalist Luis Carlos Ayala survives shooting

Bogotá, April 26, 2021 – Colombian authorities must thoroughly investigate the shooting of journalist Luis Carlos Ayala and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 8:30 p.m. on April 20, an unidentified man aboard a motorcycle shot and slightly injured Ayala, who works as a freelance photojournalist and…

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Mexican journalist Edgar Leyva in hiding after shooting attempt

Mexico City, February 17, 2021 – Mexican authorities must undertake a swift and credible investigation into the attack on reporter Edgar Leyva Mendoza, determine whether he was targeted for his work, and guarantee his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On February 3, in Ocotlán, in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, two…

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Police officers are seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 10, 2020. Radio journalist Fábio Márcio recently survived a shooting attempt in Piritiba. (Reuters/Ricardo Moraes)

Brazilian radio journalist Fábio Márcio survives shooting attempt

Rio de Janeiro, May 12, 2020 — Brazilian authorities must thoroughly investigate the recent shooting attack against radio journalist Fábio Márcio and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A local resident lays an American flag at an impromptu memorial outside of the Capital Gazette, the day after a gunman killed five people at the newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 29, 2018. (Reuters/Leah Millis)

Alleged killer of Capital Gazette employees had made repeated threats

New York, June 29, 2018–A gunman shot to death five people in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, yesterday afternoon in what police called a “targeted attack,” the newspaper reported. Police arrested Jarrod Ramos, 38, and charged him with five counts of first-degree murder, the paper said, citing court documents. He had…

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Law enforcement officials survey the scene after a gunman fired through a glass door at the Capital Gazette newspaper and sprayed the newsroom with gunfire, killing at least five people and injuring several others, in Annapolis, Maryland, U.S., June 28, 2018. (Reuters/Joshua Roberts)

At least five people killed at newsroom shooting in Maryland

New York, June 28, 2018–At least five people were killed in a shooting in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, this afternoon. Police have a suspect in custody, but his identity and motive are unknown, the newspaper reported on its website.

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The Candelaria church at sunset in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 16, 2017. A Brazilian radio host was shot in a drive-by attack in Rondônia state on April 20, 2018, according to reports. (AFP/Leo Correa)

Brazilian radio host shot in drive-by attack

São Paulo, April 24, 2018–Brazilian authorities should conduct a swift and credible investigation into the drive-by shooting of radio host Hamilton Alves in Rondônia state and bring his attackers to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Critical Brazilian journalist injured in shooting

São Paulo, September 30, 2016– Evaldo Oliveira, who owns and writes for the small newspaper Voz das Cidades, was rushed to the hospital on September 26 after being shot by an unidentified assailant, according to news reports and local sources. The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Brazilian authorities to guarantee Oliveira’s safety and…

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