World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Journalists Killed in 2018

Journalists Killed in 2018

Article ID:

21568

Our organisation actively monitors the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.


A way of honouring the courage and determination of men and women who lose their lives while reporting on conflicts, challenging governments or investigating corruption and crime, WAN-IFRA highlights the number of journalists who have been confirmed as killed in the line of duty or targeted because of their work. These figures are collated by the Committee to Protect Journalists and rely on a specific methodological approach, using terminology that helps in the analysis of each incident.


Killed in 2018:

Mohammad al-Qadasi, Belqees TV
22 January, 2018, Yemen

Jefferson Pureza Lopes, Beira Rio FM 
17 January 2018, Brazil


Source: CPJ


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Author

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-15 13:54

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