Journalists Under Attack

October 10, 2021 Pakistan BY Tommy Hodgson

TV reporter Shahid Zehri killed in targeted explosion

A TV journalist was killed on October 10, 2021 in a car explosion in the southern Pakistani town of Hub, around 12 miles west of Karachi. Shahid Zehri, 35, worked for the Metro 1 News channel as a broadcast reporter. The ethnic separatist group Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has claimed responsibility for the attack in a press release.


July 19, 2021 Syria BY RSF

Syria: Several Syrian journalists targeted, one killed

After a weekend marked by serious press freedom violations in different parts of Syria, including a photographer’s death in a bombardment in Idlib province, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for every effort to be made to allow journalists to do their work, regardless of who controls the area where they are operating.

June 29, 2021 Mexico BY CPJ

Mexican media worker Saúl Tijerina killed in Ciudad Acuña

Mexico City, June 29, 2021 — Mexican authorities must undertake a swift and transparent investigation into the killing of media worker Saúl Tijerina Rentería, and determine whether he was targeted for his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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