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Latvia - Investigative journalist badly injured in targeted attack

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is horrified by an attack on investigative journalist Leonids Jakobsons yesterday in Riga, in which he was badly beaten and sustained gunpowder burns from shots that were fired at him. “We firmly condemn this targeted attack on Jakobsons, which was clearly linked to the highly sensitive subjects of his investigative reporting, and we hope he recovers quickly,” Reporters Without Borders said. “With fellow journalist Grigorijs Nemcovs' murder two years ago still (...)

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