IFJ: 94 media professionals killed in 2018

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said in an annual report Monday that 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents in 2018. The deadliest country for media workers this year was Afghanistan, where 16 of the killings occurred. Mexico was next, with 11.  Yemen had nine media slayings […]

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IFJ: 35 journalists killed in Yemen since 2011

At least 35 journalists have died in Yemen since 2011, 8 of whom have been killed in 2018, according to a new report by the International Federation for Journalists (IFJ). The report says the high death toll among journalists in Yemen is a consequence of the fighting between the Houthis, the Yemeni government forces supported […]

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Syrian journalist killed by Russian forces in Aleppo suburbs

Ahmad Mahmoud Aziza, Journalist, born in 1998 has been killed as suspected Russian warplanes fired missiles on Orm al Kubra village in Aleppo governorate western suburbs, while covering the bombing on the village, on August 10, 2018. Aziza has been a volunteer for the Aleppo News network since 2014, and has suffered several injuries during […]

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Two Mexican journalists killed in separate attacks

Two Mexican media workers were murdered in separate attacks, bringing the total number of journalists killed in Mexico so far in 2018 to at least eight. Ruben Pat Cauich was shot dead on Tuesday in a southeastern resort town on Mexico’s coast amid increasing violence in the area. Pat Cauich was the chief of Playa […]

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Two media workers killed in Syria last month, report

A new report by Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that two media workers were killed in May and at least 15 journalists are killed far since the beginning of 2018. The network documents violations against media workers by various parties to the conflict in Syria. SNHR report said that all parties to the […]

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Arkady Babchenko reported killed in Ukraine appears alive

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference alive. Vasily Hrytsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told a news conference in Kiev on Wednesday that the agency faked Babchenko’s death to catch those who were trying to kill […]

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