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Topic “attacks on journalists”

Molotov cocktail thrown at home of news website owner in Brazil

Journalist Fabiano Portilho Coene, owner of the news website i9 in the city of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, claimed he was attacked on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 29, reported the website G1. Read more »

Police leave reporter beaten and bloody in Mexico

A reporter in Mexico was seriously injured by police in the southern state of Oaxaca after he tried to photograph a conflict between security forces and a group opposed to the mayor of Eloxochitlán, reported Article 19. Read more »

IPI says 2012 is the most violent year on record for the press

The International Press Institute (IPI) reported that 119 journalists have been killed in 2012, making it the deadliest year on record since the group started recording the deaths in 1997, the group said on its website Wednesday, Nov. 21. Read more »

Suspects still at large a year after newspaper offices burned in Mexico

A year after the offices of the Mexican newspaper El Buen Tono were burned down by armed men in Córdoba, Veracruz, its directors and employees penned an editorial demanding the arsonists be brought to justice, according to the magazine Proceso. Read more »

Reporter struck on air while covering a protest in Argentina

An Argentine journalist was attacked during a protest against the government of President Cristina Fernández on Thursday, Nov. 8, reported the website Última Hora. Néstor Dib, a television reporter for C5N, was covering the "#8N" casserole demonstration when he was hit from behind, according to the website. Read more »


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