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Topic “killing of journalist”

Radio journalist shot and killed in Paraguay

Paraguayan journalist Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz was shot and killed on Friday May 16 in the city of Pedro Juan Caballero, on the border with Brazil, several local media outlets reported. Read more »

Veracruz protesters condemn impunity two years after killing of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez

Mexican journalists in Veracruz and other groups marched on Monday, April 28, to commemorate reporter Regina Martínez, who was killed two years ago on the same day, according to Proceso magazine. Read more »

NGOs present report on killing of Mexican journalist Gregorio Jiménez

A joint mission composed by members of several international and Mexican press freedom organizations reported on March 19 the results of their recent visit to Veracruz to investigate the killing of journalist Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz, according to digital newspaper Terra. Read more »

Mexican journalists call for national protest to combat violence against media workers

A group of journalists and defenders of freedom of expression called for Mexican citizens to protest the insecurity and violence faced by press workers in the country on Sunday, Feb. 23. The group announced their call to action through a press statement given in Veracruz on Sunday, Feb. 16. Read more »

Killing of Mexican journalist sparks human rights ombudsman’s investigation

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission will investigate the Jan. 23 murder of a journalist in Guerrero. It is the first killing of a journalist in Mexico this year. Read more »

Haitian editor gunned down; IPI urges authorities to consider his journalistic work as a motive

Photo of the slain editor in chief of the newspaper Haiti Progres, Georges Henri Honorat. Source: Haiti Progres Read more »

Study reveals that journalists, human rights defenders are killed every four weeks in Brazil

A research from the non-governmental organization Article 19 finds that one journalist or human rights defender is killed every four weeks because of their work. For each killing, there are more than three instances of reporters or human rights advocates suffering attempts on their life, according to the 2012 publication, released on Wednesday, March 14. Read more »


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