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Venezuela - Soldiers target three journalists during student demo

Reporters without borders
A member of the National Bolivarian Guard (the national army) deliberately fired on three clearly identified journalists during a student demonstration in the Caracas district of Palos Grandes on 14 May. Mildred Manrique of the Diario 2001 newspaper, freelancer Gabriela González and Johana Álvarez, a reporter for the Mexico's Cadena 3 TV channel, were insulted and then fired on. González's mobile phone in her pocket deflected the shot that would have hit her leg. Manrique was hit in the foot. (...)

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