Tag: Assassination

Tanzanian journalist recounts his midnight flight from assassins
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Tanzanian journalist recounts his midnight flight from assassins

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Silenced: Assassins were sent to kill journalist Ansbert Ngurumo, forcing one of President John Magufuli’s most prominent critics into exile By: Ansbert Ngurumo / Source: Mail & Guardian / The Dawn News / March 16, 2018  In early October 2017, I received a death threat. It wasn’t the first but […]

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Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated in Rio de Janeiro
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Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated in Rio de Janeiro

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The Dawn News / March 14, 2018 Councilwoman Marielle Franco (Socialism and Freedom Party -PSOL) and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes were shot dead on Wednesday night in the neighborhood of Estacio, downtown Rio de Janeiro. Marielle had just left the “Black Female Youths Moving the Structure” and when she was […]

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Javier Valdez poses with his book "Narco-journalism.". Photo: EFE
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Veteran Mexican Drug Beat Journalist Javier Valdez Murdered

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Source: TeleSur / The Dawn News / May 15, 2015 Javier Valdez launched his journalism career in the early 1990s in Culiacan and is the author of multiple books. Yet another journalist was murdered in Mexico Monday, marking the sixth assassination of a reporter so far this year in one […]

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