Stabbed

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Police arrest local official suspected of killing Las Vegas reporter Jeff German

New York, September 8, 2022–In response to news reports that police arrested a suspect in the killing of Las Vegas Review-Journal journalist Jeff German, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement on Thursday: “Las Vegas police have acted quickly in identifying and arresting a suspect in the fatal stabbing of Las Vegas Review-Journal…

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Mexican journalist Susana Carreño severely wounded in Puerto Vallarta knife attack

Mexico City, July 6, 2022 – Mexican authorities should immediately and transparently investigate the stabbing of journalist Susana Carreño, determine the motive of the attack, and take appropriate steps to guarantee her safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On July 1, near the coastal resort city of Puerto Vallarta, in the central Mexican…

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Mexican journalist José Luis Gamboa stabbed to death in Veracruz

Mexico City, January 21, 2022 – Mexican authorities must conduct a swift, thorough, and transparent investigation into the killing of journalist José Luis Gamboa Arenas and determine whether he was targeted for his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On January 10, Gamboa’s body was found in the Floresta neighborhood of the eastern…

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Afghan journalist Jawed Yusufi beaten, stabbed in Kabul

New York, December 20, 2021 – The Taliban must thoroughly investigate the recent attack on journalist Jawed Yusufi, hold those responsible to account, and ensure the safety of Afghan reporters, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 5 p.m. yesterday, four unidentified men followed Yusufi, a reporter with the independent online Ufuq News…

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Indian journalist Manish Kumar Singh found dead in Bihar state

New Delhi, August 13, 2021 – Authorities in India’s eastern Bihar state must fully investigate the death of journalist Manish Kumar Singh, determine whether he was killed in relation to his work, and ensure that those responsible are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Singh, a reporter with the Hindi-language privately…

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Indian journalist stabbed to death in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, August 9, 2021 — Authorities in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh must thoroughly investigate the death of journalist Chennakeshavalu and ensure that those responsible are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday, in the Kurnool district of the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh, a local police officer and…

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Somali journalist Hanad Ali Guled survives beating, knife attack by unidentified assailants

Nairobi, July 12, 2021 — Somali authorities should investigate the recent attack on journalist and press freedom advocate Hanad Ali Guled and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On the night of June 23,  four unidentified men attacked Hanad, chief editor of the privately owned broadcaster Goobjoog Television, according…

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Mexican reporter Luis Aguilar survives knife attack in Pénjamo

Mexico City, June 3, 2021 – Mexican authorities must quickly and thoroughly investigate the recent attack on reporter Luis Raúl Aguilera Pérez and guarantee his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 2:30 a.m. on May 21, an unidentified man attacked Aguilera with a knife as he returned to his home in…

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CPJ condemns knife attack near former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris

Berlin, September 25, 2020 – At least two people were injured in Paris today in a knife attack near the former offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, amid the ongoing trial of the suspected facilitators of the 2015 attack on the paper that killed 12 people—including eight journalists—according to media reports. “CPJ is deeply…

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A traffic policewoman pictured in Yaoundé in October 2018. A journalist was attacked outside his home in the city on January 31. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)

Cameroon Web reporter attacked with knife outside his home

Abidjan, February 1, 2019–Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web, and ensure that those who assaulted him are swiftly brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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