1129 Journalists Killed since 1992



Jamal Khalifeh


Freelance
Syria

Danilo López


Prensa Libre
Guatemala

Avijit Roy


Freelance
Bangladesh

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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis


Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
15% Camera Operator
9% Columnist / Commentator
15% Editor
10% Photographer
4% Internet reporter/writer
28% Print reporter/writer
5% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
2% Technician
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Medium *

12% Internet
51% Print
19% Radio
30% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

87% Local
13% Foreign
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Murder Victims

21% Taken Captive
38% Threatened
12% Tortured

Type of Death

21% Crossfire/Combat
13% Dangerous Assignment
66% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

87% Complete impunity
9% Partial justice
4% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

9% Criminal group
17% Government Officials
2% Local Residents
18% Military Officials
1% Mob Violence
5% Paramilitary Group
31% Political Group
18% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
20% Corruption
15% Crime
11% Culture
20% Human Rights
46% Politics
2% Sports
38% War
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Freelance

17% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


20 Deadliest Countries

  1. Iraq: 167
  2. Syria: 82
  3. Philippines: 77
  4. Algeria: 60
  5. Somalia: 56
  6. Russia: 56
  7. Pakistan: 56
  1. Colombia: 46
  2. India: 34
  3. Mexico: 32
  4. Brazil: 31
  5. Afghanistan: 27
  6. Turkey: 20
  7. Sri Lanka: 19
  1. Bosnia: 19
  2. Bangladesh: 18
  3. Rwanda: 17
  4. Tajikistan: 17
  5. Sierra Leone: 16
  6. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 16

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     April 16, 2015, in Monkoto, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jamal Khalifeh, Freelance

     April 1, 2015, in Yarmouk, Damascus, Syria

Washiqur Rahman Babu, Freelance

     March 30, 2015, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Danilo López, Prensa Libre

     March 10, 2015, in Mazatenango, Guatemala

Noureddine Hashim, Al Etihad Press

     March 8, 2015, in Damascus, Syria

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