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Topic “attacks on journalists”

Guards for state prosecutor brutally beat reporter in Mexico

A guard for the attorney general of the Mexican state of Coahuila brutally beat Televisa correspondent Milton Andrés Martínez, according to the websit Read more »

Demonstrators and police attack journalists in protests as Mexico's new president takes office

Reporters Without Borders (RSF in French) and Article 19 denounced attacks on journalists and media outlets during the coverage of protests against the presidential transition in Mexico, which turned violent on Saturday, Dec. 1. Read more »

Reporters Without Borders signals uptick in violence against journalists in Argentina


Reporters Without Borders (RSF in Spanish) reported with "concern and regret" an uptick in attacks on journalists in Argentina and the challenges facing freedom of expression, especially in the provinces, according to a report the group published on Nov. 30.  Read more »

Colombian journalist dies from injuries suffered while in police custody

After a week in intensive care, Colombian journalist Guillermo Quiroz died on Nov. 27, reported the newspaper El Universal. Read more »

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 »


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