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Paraguay - Reporter killed in ambush after police protection withdrawn

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Newspaper reporter Pablo Medina was shot dead in an ambush on the 16 october 2014 in the northeastern department Canindeyú, in a region notorious for trafficking in marijuana and timber. An assistant accompanying him was also fatally injured. Medina was returning from doing a report in the Ko'ê Porã indigenous community in Villa Ygatimí, 50 km north of Curuguaty, when two men stopped him and asked him to identify himself. They then shot him several times in the head and chest, killing him on (...)

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