February 18th, 2003 • Quill Archives
19 journalists killed in 2002
In the Philippines, radio commentator Edgar Damaliero was slain by a gunman riding tandem on the back of a motorcycle. Damaliero was killed instantly with a single shot. In Brazil, investigative reporter Tim Lopes was working undercover when drug dealers discovered his identity and stabbed him to death after putting him through a mock trial.