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Russian Cameraman 5th Journalist Killed in Ukraine
June 30, 2014 – ABC News
By Lynn Berry
A veteran cameraman working for Russia's Channel One was killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus carrying journalists and soldiers' mothers was hit by gunfire, the station said Monday.
Another Paraguayan Journalist Killed Near Brazilian Border
June 27, 2014 - Journalism in the Americas, The Knight Center, University of Texas at Austin
By Dylan Baddour
A Paraguayan radio host was shot and killed in his home on June 19, just over one month after another radio reporter was killed on the same region, near the border with Brazil.
Outrage as Egypt Jails Al Jazeera Staff
June 24, 2014 – Al Jazeera
By Staff and News Agencies
Jail terms for Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed spark global outcry and calls for their immediate release.
Somalia: UN envoy denounces killing of journalist, stresses need for media safety
June 21, 2014 – UN News Centre
The top United Nations envoy in Somalia condemned the killing on Saturday of radio journalist Yusuf Keynan in the capital, Mogadishu, and urged that the perpetrators of the crime be brought to justice.
CNN Reporter Roughed Up During Hamas Protest (Video)
June 20, 2014 – CNN
A CNN reporter and cameraman were roughed up by Palestinian security forces during a Hamas protest.
KTVU Reporter’s Purse Stolen in Oakland While Covering a Crime Story
June 17, 2014 – CBS SF Bay Area
A KTVU reporter in Oakland covering the city’s crime beat on Monday night wound up becoming a victim herself when her television livetruck was burglarized and her purse stolen.
CNN Reporter Hit by Tear Gas During Live Broadcast of World Cup Protest (Video)
June 12 - The Wrap
By James Crugnale
CNN's Brazil Bureau Chief Shasta Darlington was hit by tear gas live on television Thursday as she was covering World Cup protests in Sao Paulo.
Covering Conflict and Corruption, Journalists Face Rising Threat of Violence and Imprisonment (Video)
March 5, 2014 – PBS Newshour
Egypt’s arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, charged with assisting the Muslim Brotherhood, has prompted outcry around the world.