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Police tape is seen near Bavispe, Sonora state, Mexico, on January 11, 2020. Journalist Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos was recently killed in Sonora state. (AP/Christian Chavez)

Mexican newspaper owner Jorge Armenta shot and killed in Sonora

Mexico City, May 19, 2020 — Mexican authorities should conduct a swift and credible investigation into the killing of journalist Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 23, 2020. Journalist Leonardo Pinheiro was recently shot and killed in Rio de Janeiro state. (Reuters/Sergio Moraes)

Brazilian journalist Leonardo Pinheiro shot and killed in Araruama

Rio de Janeiro, May 19, 2020 — Brazilian authorities must promptly and thoroughly investigate the killing of journalist Leonardo Pinheiro, determine if it was related to his reporting, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A police car is seen in Milan, Italy, on May 4, 2020. Unidentified attackers recently shot at Italian journalist Mario De Michele’s home. (AFP/Miguel Medina)

Unidentified attackers open fire on Italian journalist Mario De Michele’s home

Berlin, May 7, 2020 — Italian authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the shooting attack at the home of journalist Mario De Michele and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A police officer is seen in Manila, the Philippines, on April 24, 2020. Philippine reporter Rex Cornelio Pepino was recently shot and killed. (Reuters/Eloisa Lopez)

Radio reporter Rex Cornelio Pepino shot and killed in the Philippines

Bangkok, May 6, 2020 — Philippine authorities should conduct a swift and transparent investigation into the killing of reporter Rex Cornelio Pepino, determine if the attack was related to his journalism, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Riot police are seen in Kocaeli province, Turkey, on July 6, 2017. Unidentified attackers recently shot at the offices of the Kocaeli Ses newspaper. (Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Unidentified shooters attack office of Kocaeli Ses newspaper in Turkey

Istanbul, April 20, 2020 — Turkish authorities should conduct a swift and transparent investigation into the shooting attack on the Kocaeli Ses newspaper, hold those responsible to account, and ensure the safety of the paper’s staff, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Security forces and protesters are seen in Baghdad, Iraq, on February 22, 2020. Iraqi riot police recently shot AFP photographer Ahmad al-Rubaye with rubber pellets. (AP/Hadi Mizban)

AFP photographer Ahmad al-Rubaye shot with pellets while covering protests in Baghdad

On February 21, 2020, Iraqi riot police in Baghdad’s Al-Kilani Square shot Ahmad al-Rubaye, an Iraqi photographer for the French news agency Agence France-Presse, with rubber pellets that hit his back, legs, and right shoulder, according to news reports, a statement by the local press freedom group Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, and the journalist, who spoke…

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A police car is seen in Rome, Italy, on July 31, 2019. Police are investigating recent attacks against journalist Mario De Michele. (AP/Paolo Santalucia)

Italian journalist Mario De Michele survives shooting attempt

Berlin, November 18, 2019 — Italian authorities must conduct a transparent and thorough investigation into the attempted shooting of journalist Mario De Michele and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh is seen after being hit with shrapnel from a rubber bullet fired by Israeli security forces in Surif, the West Bank, on November 15, 2019. (AFP/Hazem Bader)

Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh injured by Israeli forces

Beirut, November 18, 2019 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned Israeli security forces’ injuring of Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh and called on Israeli authorities to immediately open an investigation into the incident and hold those responsible into account.

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The National Police headquarters is seen in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on January 26, 2018. Police are currently investigating the killing of Honduran journalist Buenaventura Calderón. (Reuters/Edgard Garrido)

Radio host Buenaventura Calderón shot dead in Honduras

Amsterdam, November 6, 2019 — Honduran authorities should conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the killing of journalist Buenaventura Calderón, determine if the attack was related to his reporting, and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Tanauan city, Philippines, on July 4, 2018. Police are investigating the recent shooting of journalist Benjie Caballero. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

Radio journalist Benjie Caballero shot in the Philippines

Bangkok, November 4, 2019 — Philippine authorities should conduct a fast and thorough investigation into the shooting of journalist Benjie Caballero, determine if the attack was connected to his reporting, and bring the perpetrators swiftly to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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