Tag: Murder of Journalists

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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Luciano Rivera, a journalist with the CNR is the 10th journalist to be killed in 2017 in Mexico. | Photo: Facebook
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Luciano Rivera, 10th Mexican Journalist Killed in 2017

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Rivera, a journalist with the CNR, is the 10th journalist to be killed in 2017 so far. Source: TeleSur TV / The Dawn News / 31 July 2017 Another Mexican journalist was killed in Mexico as the country continues to struggle with an escalating rate of murdered media workers. Luciano Rivera, […]

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Mexico: At least 44 female activists have been murdered since 2010

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Source: ALBA Movimientos / The Dawn News / May 15, 2017 In Mexico, at least 44 women who committed their lives to journalism or to activism in civil organizations have been victims of homicide since 2010, a study by Mexico’s National Human Rights Network revealed. The most recent case happened […]

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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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