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Family, friends mourn British journalist killed in Brazil

Jun. 26, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

NITEROI, Brazil (AP) — Gathered at a cemetery on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, friends and relatives paid their final respects on Sunday to British journalist Dom Phillips, killed in the Brazilian Amazon while researching for a book about how to save the world’s largest rainforest. ...

Indigenous and family mourn expert killed in the Amazon

Jun. 24, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Members of Brazilian Indigenous groups, friends and family members gathered Friday to mourn Bruno Pereira, an expert on Indigenous peoples who was killed with a British journalist during a trip to the heart of the Amazon rainforest. His was cremated following the ceremony. ...

UN office points to Israel in Al Jazeera reporter's death

Jun. 24, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office said Friday that veteran Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh and her crew were hit by “seemingly well-aimed bullets” fired from the direction of Israeli troops and called for a criminal probe into her death last month. Abu...

Russian journalist's Nobel Peace Prize shatters auction record at $103.5M; proceeds to help Ukrainian child refugees

Jun. 20, 2022 19:55 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Russian journalist's Nobel Peace Prize shatters auction record at $103.5M; proceeds to help Ukrainian child refugees.

Brazil police: Remains found those of British journalist

Jun. 17, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Federal police said Friday that human remains found in Brazil’s remote Amazon have been identified as belonging to British journalist Dom Phillips, who went missing almost two weeks ago along with a Brazilian Indigenous expert in a case that drew world attention. ...

Brazilian police say some of the human remains found in Amazon identified as British journalist Dom Phillips

Jun. 17, 2022 16:42 PM EDT
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say some of the human remains found in Amazon identified as British journalist Dom Phillips.

Al Jazeera releases image of bullet it says killed reporter

Jun. 17, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Al Jazeera news network has published an image of the bullet that it says killed its veteran reporter Shireen Abu Akleh while she was covering an Israeli military operation in the occupied West Bank last month. It identified the bullet as a U.S.-made 5.56mm...

Report: Israeli police clear officers at reporter's funeral

Jun. 16, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli police investigation has found that police engaged in misconduct during the funeral of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, but those who supervised the event will not face serious punishment, an Israeli newspaper reported Thursday. Israeli...

Official says Yemeni journalist killed in explosion in Aden

Jun. 16, 2022 02:51 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni journalist was killed when his car exploded while he was driving in the southern port city of Aden, an official said Thursday, the latest such attack in the seat of Yemen’s internationally recognized government. Information Minister Moammar al-Iryani...

Brazil police arrest second suspect in disappearance of Indigenous expert and British journalist in remote Amazon area

Jun. 14, 2022 20:59 PM EDT
ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil police arrest second suspect in disappearance of Indigenous expert and British journalist in remote Amazon area.