Journalists Under Attack

February 23, 2022 Haiti BY CPJ

Haitian police kill a journalist covering a protest

Journalist Maximilien Lazard was killed by the Haitian National Police after officers opened fire on a protest by textile workers demanding a higher minimum wage in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti.

January 7, 2022 Myanmar BY CPJ

Journalist Pu Tuidim abducted and killed in Myanmar

On January 6 or 7, 2022, members of the Myanmar military’s 140 Infantry Battalion abducted at least 10 people, including journalist Pu Tuidim, amid fighting between the military and anti-government forces in Chin State’s Matupi Township, and later executed them, according to news reports.

January 6, 2022 Haiti BY Tommy Hodgson

Two journalists killed by gang in Haiti

Wilguens Louissaint, a local reporter, and Amady John Wesley, who worked for Montreal-based radio station Ecoute FM, were shot while reporting on the ground on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince.

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