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Police make 2 arrests after alleged gang members shoot at Radio Globo newsroom in Honduras

Guatemala City, March 15, 2022 — Honduran authorities should swiftly and transparently investigate the recent attack on Radio Globo’s office and ensure that the perpetrators are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. At about 3 p.m. on March 7, a man on a motorcycle fired multiple gunshots at the broadcaster’s office…

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US journalist Brent Renaud is killed in Ukraine, second journalist is wounded

New York, March 13, 2022 – U.S. reporter Brent Renaud was shot and killed, and another journalist was injured on Sunday in the city of Irpin, outside of Kyiv, according to a Ukrainian police official and news reports. In denouncing the shooting, the Committee to Protect Journalists called for the killers to be brought to…

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Reporters shot, shelled, robbed while covering Russian invasion of Ukraine

Paris, March 9, 2022 – Russian and Ukrainian authorities must ensure that members of the press can cover the war in Ukraine safely and freely, and Russian forces must refrain from targeting journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. Since late February, Russian troops have injured at least three journalists from international outlets, and…

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Mexican journalist Juan Carlos Muñiz shot dead in Zacatecas

Mexico City, March 9, 2022 – Mexican authorities must immediately and thoroughly investigate the killing of journalist Juan Carlos Muñiz and determine whether he was killed because of his journalism, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On March 4, Muñiz’s body was found in Los Olivos, a neighborhood in the city of Fresnillo in…

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Haitian police kill 1 journalist, injure 2 at protest

Miami, February 24, 2022 – Haitian authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the police killing of journalist Maximilien Lazard and wounding of journalists Sony Laurore and Yves Moïse, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. At about 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23, Haitian National Police…

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Chadian journalist Evariste Djailoramdji killed while covering community violence

New York, February 18, 2022 — Chadian authorities should thoroughly and transparently investigate the killing of journalist Evariste Djailoramdji and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On February 9, unidentified people in the southern village of Sandana shot and killed Djailoramdji, a reporter working for the local broadcaster Lotiko…

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Mexican journalist Heber López shot and killed in Oaxaca, suspects arrested

Mexico City, February 12, 2022 – Mexican authorities must thoroughly and transparently investigate the killing of journalist Heber López Vásquez, determine whether he was targeted for his work, and ensure those responsible are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Saturday. In the afternoon of Thursday, February 10, a group of at least…

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Pakistani journalist Hasnain Shah shot and killed outside Lahore Press Club

New York, January 25, 2022 — Pakistan authorities must swiftly and thoroughly investigate the killing of journalist Hasnain Shah and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Tuesday. On Monday, January 24, two unidentified people on a motorcycle shot and killed Shah, a senior crime reporter for the privately owned…

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Kazakh authorities detain 5 suspects in attack on journalist Amangeldy Batyrbekov

New York, January 25, 2022 – Kazakh authorities should continue their investigation into the attempted murder of journalist Amangeldy Batyrbekov and ensure that all those responsible are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. At about 11 p.m. on January 3, in the central city of Saryagash, an unidentified man tried to…

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Two Haitian journalists killed while reporting on gang violence in Port-au-Prince

Miami, January 7, 2022 – Haitian authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the brutal killings of journalists John Wesley Amady and Wilguens Louis-Saint, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday, suspected gang members shot Amady and Louis-Saint while they were reporting on the lack of…

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