Journalist's house in Belu, NTT burned

Description

Batastimor journalist Weren Timo was attacked, and his house was burned to death in Belu district, East Nusa Tenggara, on December 26, 2023.

The incident occurred while Weren and his family were visiting Asumanu for family matters. The motive for the fire is linked to illegal gambling activities in the region which Weren reported on his publication. The community in Belu has been threatening journalists, with messages from groups like Belu Tabongkar (Free Speech) and Facebook threat them to "take care" of themselves before the incident happened.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Age
Country
East Nusa Tenggara
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Terror