June 26, 1996 Irland
Veronica Guerin, the Irish crime reporter, was murdered by drug lords in Dublin.
The shooting sparked nationwide outrage in Irland.
In 2000, Guerin was named as one of the International Press Institute’s 50 World Press Freedom Heroesof the past 50 years.
Irish Central: 1996 – Journalist Veronica Guerin is murdered in Dublin