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Thousands bid farewell to slain Dutch reporter 'hero'

Urdu Point 21 Jul 2021
Amsterdam, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Jul, 2021 ) .Thousands of mourners on Wednesday filed past the coffin of slain Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries, paying final respects to the national "hero" who was gunned down in broad daylight in an Amsterdam street two weeks ago ... He died in hospital nine days later ... "He was our hero ... ....
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Thousands bid farewell to Dutch reporter 'hero' Peter R. de Vries

RTE 21 Jul 2021
Thousands of mourners have filed past the coffin of Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries, paying final respects to the national "hero" who was shot dead in broad daylight in Amsterdam two weeks ago ... He died in hospital nine days later. "It's important to say goodbye," said a mourner Brenda van Coevorden ... "Peter R ... .
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Dutch fear the rise of ‘narco crime’

Taipei Times 15 Jul 2021
Everyone from European leaders to Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema have expressed their shock at the ambush of “national hero” De Vries as he walked back to his vehicle on Tuesday last week after recording a chat show, on a busy street in broad daylight.
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Dark clouds gather over press freedom in Europe

Columbia Journalism Review 13 Jul 2021
Mark Rutte, the prime minister, decried a “shocking and incomprehensible” attack, not only on “a courageous journalist” but also “the free press that is so critical to our democracy.” Femke Halsema, the mayor of Amsterdam, hailed de Vries as a “national hero”; even the monarchy put out a supportive statement.
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The top journalist, the mafia boss and the gunman: Dutch fear the rise of ‘narco crime’

The Observer 11 Jul 2021
Everyone from European leaders to the Dutch king Willem-Alexander and Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema have expressed their shock at the ambush of “national hero” De Vries as he walked back to his car on Tuesday after recording a chatshow, on a busy street in broad daylight.
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The buccaneering Dutch crime journalist who became an institution 

Irish Independent 11 Jul 2021
... in the heart of the tourist district of Amsterdam ... The mayor of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, called him “a national hero”, while the Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, said the shooting was “an attack on free journalism which is crucial for our democracy, rule of law and society”.
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Famed Dutch crime reporter De Vries shot in head on Amsterdam street

New York Post 07 Jul 2021
People look on as police officers secure the area where de Vries was shot.Eva Plevier/Reuters De Vries was walking out of the Dutch broadcaster RTL studio when he was shot.ANP/AFP via Getty Images Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema called de Vries a “national hero.”ANP/AFP via Getty Images.
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Dutch crime reporter De Vries fighting for his life after shooting

The Philadelphia Inquirer 07 Jul 2021
AMSTERDAM --- Celebrity Dutch crime reporter Peter R ... on an Amsterdam street, officials said on Tuesday ... "He is a national hero to us all.
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Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries shot in Amsterdam

The Irish Times 07 Jul 2021
Peter R de Vries was shot in central Amsterdam after making one of his regular appearances on a current affairs television show ... “He was seriously wounded and is fighting for his life,” Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema said in a televised news conference. “He is a national hero to us all.
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Prominent Dutch crime reporter shot in head

The Telegraph India 07 Jul 2021
A well-known Dutch crime reporter was shot in the head on Tuesday night after leaving a TV studio in the centre of Amsterdam, the police said ... Femke Halsema, the mayor of Amsterdam, called De Vries “a national hero for all of us”, at a news conference, describing the attack as a “brutish, cowardly crime”.
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Peter R de Vries: Dutch crime journalist wounded in Amsterdam shooting

Business Ghana 07 Jul 2021
A prominent Dutch journalist known for investigating the criminal underworld has been shot and seriously wounded on a street in central Amsterdam ... The mayor of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, described Mr de Vries as "a national hero to us all" and as "a rare, courageous journalist who tirelessly sought justice".
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Dutch crime reporter seriously wounded in brazen Amsterdam shooting

The Los Angeles Times 07 Jul 2021
AMSTERDAM — ... de Vries is for all of us a national hero, an unusually courageous journalist, tirelessly seeking justice,” Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema said at a hastily convened news conference at the city’s police headquarters ... A third suspect was detained in Amsterdam, he said ... How a young Nebraskan became an Iranian hero.
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Peter R de Vries: The Dutch crime reporter who defied death threats

BBC News 07 Jul 2021
Mr de Vries was gunned down on a busy street in central Amsterdam as he left a TV studio on Tuesday night, leaving him fighting for his life ... 'A national hero to us all' ... The case has put the Netherlands on edge after Nabil B's previous lawyer, Derk Wiersum, was assassinated in front of his Amsterdam home in September 2019.
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Famed Crime Reporter Shot in Head After Leaving Amsterdam TV Studio

Vice 07 Jul 2021
De Vries was leaving the studio of Dutch broadcaster RTL just after 7.30PM local time when two men approached him near Amsterdam’s Leidseplein Square, according to CCTV and witness statements collected by Dutch police ... He remains in critical condition in an Amsterdam hospital.  ... "He is a national hero to us all.
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Peter R de Vries: Shooting of investigative reporter stuns Dutch

BBC News 07 Jul 2021
Mr de Vries, 64, was shot on Tuesday after leaving a TV studio in Amsterdam ... Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema described Mr de Vries as "a national hero to us all" and as "a rare, courageous journalist who tirelessly sought justice" ... De Vries is shot in Amsterdam.
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