Libyan freelance journalist killed during clashes in Tripoli

Mohamed Ben Khalifa, 35 years old freelance journalist was killed Saturday in Tripoli, Libya.  He was hit by shrapnel while accompanying a militia patrolling the Qaser Bin Ghashir area south of Tripoli, said Hamza Turkia, his colleague. The militia came under attack by another armed group, said Turkia. He said there was gunfire, and that […]

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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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