Stories about Violent Threats

4 March 2019

One month after Ghanaian investigative journalist's murder, activists seek answers

Divela told the Committee to Protect Journalists via WhatsApp that some "powerful figures in Ghana sought to harm him" after an image of him was published on TV.

28 October 2018

Brazilian journalists face hacking, doxxing and other threats as election draws near

141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.

17 October 2018

Macedonian propagandist calls for rape of female journalist, sparking outrage

The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.

8 October 2018

Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back

Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.

10 September 2018

More Afghan journalists killed as militants ramp up attacks on Shiites

"He was live moments ago on tv without knowing he himself will be making the headlines moments later. RIP dear friend."

6 August 2018

Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam detained over student protest coverage

"...there were people with machetes in their hands chasing unarmed students. And the police are standing by watching it happen."

1 August 2018

Russian journalists killed in Central African Republic

Three Russian journalists were killed today in Central African Republic, at a checkpoint outside the country’s capital Bangui.

25 July 2018

Attack by municipal guards signals rising threats against journalists in Ukraine

Municipal Guards for the city of Odessa attacked a group of journalists with teargas and rubber batons.

28 June 2018

With Elections Approaching, Pakistani Journalists and Activists Face Rising Risk of Assault, Abduction

This election will mark the second time a democratic transition of power will occur in the country's history.

15 June 2018

Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead

"It is virtually impossible to know who are our enemies and who are our friends."