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First name:  Joash

Last name:  Dignos

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Journaliste
  • Media outlet:  dxGT Radio Abante
  • Type of media:  radio
  • Born:  Philippines

  • Died:  29 Nov 2013 Philippines
  • War zone:  no
  • Targeted? yes


Dignos was murdered while with friends in a restaurant on the evening of 29 November. When he went to the toilet, four unidentified individuals gunned him down and then left on motorcycles. At least 28 gunshot wounds were found on his body.

  • The host of a show called Bombardier on dxGT Radio Abante, 48-year-old Dignos tackled substantive issues, did not hesitate to criticize the authorities, including Valencia’s mayor, and had received death threats. Last June, a grenade was thrown at the radio station while his programme was being broadcast.


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