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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.





November 8, 2021 Pakistan BY Tommy Hodgson

Pakistani blogger killed for his work

An independent blogger, Muhammad Zada Agra, was murdered in the Malakand district of the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.

October 28, 2021 Mexico BY Tommy Hodgson

Mexican journalist Fredy López shot

On October 28, López was shot several times by an unidentified man outside his home in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the Mexican state of Chiapas.

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.



 


August 7, 2021 Congo BY Tommy Hodgson

Congolese journalist brutally killed

Heritier Magayane, a journalist who worked for the state-owned Radio-Television Nationale Congolaise (RTNC), was killed on Saturday 7 August, 2021.

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