Chilean photojournalist Albertina Martinez Burgos, covering violence against women during protests, was found dead in Santiago last Thursday, El Comercioreported.
The chief of staff of the Maltese Prime Minister resigned Tuesday after a major suspect in the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta two years ago, mentioned his name, theTimes of Malta reported.
A local businessman considered a “person of interest” in the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta two years ago was taken into custody Wednesday, theTimes of Malta reported.
Reporting is getting more and more dangerous each year, with a total of 1,350 journalists killed worldwide since 1992, according toCommittee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
A Mexican activist’s family has been looking for answers for a decade, even in Canadian courts. A memorial to Mariano Abarca Roblero. 2010. (Credit: Dawn Paley)
A Ukrainian activist was splashed with acid and died in the hospital three months later. OCCRP’s Ukrainian member center has obtained records showing that one of the suspects was communicating with police and prosecutors in the days surrounding the attack.
Jesus Eugenio Ramos Rodriguez has become the second journalist to be murdered in Mexico so far this year, after he was shot while having breakfast on Saturday morning.
Slovakian police arrested Thursday eight people in connection with the brutal murder of a local journalist who was shot dead at close range in his home in February while investigating the infiltration of the Italian mob into his home country.
The former New England Mafia boss Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme and his accomplice received life sentences for the 1993 murder of a nightclub owner and federal witness, Steven DiSarro, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.
US authorities arrested last Thursday more than 20 suspected members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang, better known as MS-13, for assault, racketeering and drug dealing. The Department of Justice also unsealed two indictments against more gang members, charging them with kidnapping, murder and racketeering.
Investigators say that a recently appointed Honduran anti-corruption investigator who was initially believed to have commited suicide, was actually murdered, TeleSur reported on Monday.
Slovak crime boss Robert Okolicany fled the country hours after the Supreme Court sentenced him and two of his associates to life for several crimes including murder, Aktuality reported Thursday.
Maltese police arrested 10 people suspected of being involved in the killing of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced on Monday.
Gauri Lankesh, an Indian journalist and editor known for her criticism of far-right Hindu politics, was found lying in a pool of blood on her doorstep Tuesday.
A South African wildlife conservationist who frequently received death threats from poachers was murdered on Wednesday in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, The Guardianreported.
The chief editor of a newspaper in the Siberian city of Minusinsk was shot dead in a killing that authorities said Thursday they believe may be connected to his work.
A Mexican woman who became a prominent activist for families of missing relatives after a cartel killed her daughter was murdered in her home on Wednesday - Mother’s Day in Mexico.
An international anti-corruption watchdog blamed several high ranking Honduran politicians and businessmen Tuesday for violence against environmental activists who stood in the way of their businesses.
A court in Belgium sentenced a former senior Yugoslav intelligence official on Wednesday for collaborating with organized crime figures to assassinate a Kosovar Albanian activist in Brussels in 1990.
An Austrian court approved the extradition of a suspected Russian mob boss whose gang is allegedly responsible for scores of murders, Russian media reported Tuesday.
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