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Brazilian journalist Jackson Silva survives shooting

Rio de Janeiro, July 19, 2021 – Brazilian authorities should promptly and thoroughly investigate the shooting of journalist Jackson Silva, ensure his safety, and guarantee that reporters can work without fear, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 9 p.m. on July 9, in the city of Moju in the northern state of…

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Dutch journalist Peter R. de Vries dies after shooting

New York, July 15, 2021 – In response to reports today that Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries died from injuries sustained in a shooting last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement: “Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries was long threatened for his investigative work, and with today’s tragic…

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Crime reporter Peter R. de Vries shot in Amsterdam, hospitalized in critical condition

New York, July 6, 2021 – In response to the shooting today of Dutch journalist Peter R. de Vries, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement: “Dutch authorities should swiftly and thoroughly investigate the shooting of crime reporter Peter R. de Vries, determine if he was targeted for his work, and ensure that…

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Haitian journalist Diego Charles shot and killed in Port-au-Prince

Miami, July 1, 2021 — Haitian authorities should conduct a swift and comprehensive investigation into the killing of journalist Diego Charles, determine if he was targeted for his reporting, and ensure those responsible are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 11:00 p.m. on June 29, unidentified men riding a…

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Mexican reporter Gustavo Sánchez shot and killed in Oaxaca

Mexico City, June 22, 2021 – Mexican authorities should conduct a swift, thorough, and transparent investigation into the killing of journalist Gustavo Sánchez Cabrera, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 8 a.m. on June 17, two unidentified people driving a car near the town of Morro Mazatán, in the southern state of…

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Ecuadorian journalist Calixto Zambrano survives shooting

Bogotá, June 3, 2021 – Ecuadorian authorities should thoroughly investigate the shooting of journalist Calixto Zambrano and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 7:30 p.m. on May 28, two unidentified men on a motorcycle approached Zambrano as he was returning to his home in the western town of…

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Oromia Broadcasting Network journalist Sisay Fida shot and killed in Ethiopia

Nairobi, May 21, 2021 — Ethiopian authorities must swiftly and credibly investigate the killing of reporter Sisay Fida and guarantee the safety of journalists in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On the evening of May 9, two unidentified attackers in the town of Dembi Dollo, in the Oromia region, shot and…

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Iraqi journalist Ahmed Hassan shot, critically wounded

New York, May 10, 2021 – Iraqi authorities should immediately and thoroughly investigate the shooting of journalist Ahmed Hassan, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Earlier today, an unidentified masked gunman shot Hassan, a reporter for the broadcaster Al-Forat TV, twice in the head in front of his…

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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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Journalist Absar Alam shot, wounded in Pakistan

Washington, D.C., April 20, 2021 — Pakistan authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the shooting of journalist Absar Alam and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Earlier today, an unidentified man shot Alam while he was walking near his home in Islamabad, according to news reports…

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