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GEORGE  BENAOJAN

News Organization: DYBB

Died: 2005

Location: PHILIPPINES

Benaojan used his radio commentaries and his columns in the newspaper Bantay Balita to allege corruption in the local customs bureau. He was talking to someone in a market in Talisay City when a gunman fatally shot him and escaped. According to local police reports, the journalist, 27, had received threats and had been targeted by gunmen once before.