26 Journalists Killed in 1996/Motive Confirmed



Ramzan Khadzhiev


Russian Public TV (ORT)
Russia

Veronica Guerin


Sunday Independent
Ireland

Nina Yefimova


Vozrozhdeniye
Russia

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

8% Broadcast reporter
4% Camera Operator
12% Columnist / Commentator
15% Editor
8% Photographer
50% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
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Medium *

77% Print
8% Radio
15% Television
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Gender

88% Male
12% Female
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

13% Taken Captive
17% Threatened
13% Tortured

Type of Death

4% Crossfire/Combat
4% Dangerous Assignment
92% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

88% Complete impunity
8% Partial justice
4% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

17% Criminal group
21% Government Officials
4% Military Officials
8% Paramilitary Group
25% Political Group
25% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
19% Corruption
23% Crime
12% Culture
15% Human Rights
35% Politics
15% War
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Freelance

8% 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.


Deadliest Countries in 1996

  1. Algeria: 7
  2. Russia: 6
  3. India: 2
  4. Indonesia: 1
  5. Ireland: 1
  1. Philippines: 1
  2. Turkey: 1
  3. Tajikistan: 1
  4. Ukraine: 1
  5. Colombia: 1
  1. Cambodia: 1
  2. Angola: 1
  3. Cyprus: 1
  4. Bangladesh: 1

26 Journalists Killed in 1996/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Antonio Casemero, Televisao Popular de Angola

     October 30, 1996, in Cabinda, Angola

Norvey Díaz, Radio Colina

     October 18, 1996, in Girardot, Colombia

Fuad Muhammad Syafruddin, Bernas

     August 16, 1996, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Mohamed Guessab, Algerian Radio

     August 12, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Ramzan Khadzhiev, Russian Public TV (ORT)

     August 11, 1996, in Grozny, Russia

Kutlu Adali, Yeni Duzen

     July 6, 1996, in Lefkosa, Cyprus

Veronica Guerin, Sunday Independent

     June 26, 1996, in Dublin, Ireland

Thun Bun Ly, Odom K'tek Khmer

     May 18, 1996, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Parag Kumar Das, Asomiya Pratidin

     May 17, 1996, in Assam, India

Viktor Mikhailov, Zabaikalsky Rabochy

     May 12, 1996, in Chita, Russia

Igor Hrushetsky, Freelancer

     May 10, 1996, in Cherkassy, Ukraine

Nina Yefimova, Vozrozhdeniye

     May 9, 1996, in Grozny, Russia

Ghulam Rasool Sheikh, Rehnuma-e-Kashmir and Saffron Times

     April 10, 1996, in Kashmir, India

Nadezhda Chaikova, Obshchaya Gazeta

     March 30, 1996, in Gehki, Russia

Viktor Nikulin, Russian Public TV (ORT)

     March 28, 1996, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Djilali Arabidou, Algérie-Actualité

     March 12, 1996, in Ain Naadja, Algeria

Viktor Pimenov, Vaynakh Television

     March 11, 1996, in Grozny, Russia

Felix Solovyov, freelance

     February 26, 1996, in Moscow, Russia

Mohammad Quamruzzaman, Neel Sagar

     February 19, 1996, in Nilphamari, Bangladesh

Ferdinand Reyes, Press Freedom

     February 13, 1996, in Dipolog, Philippines

Allaoua Ait M'barak, Le Soir d'Algérie

     February 11, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Mohamed Dorbane, Le Soir d'Algérie

     February 11, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Djamel Derraz, Le Soir d'Algérie

     February 11, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Abdallah Bouhachek, Révolution et Travail

     February 10, 1996, in Blida, Algeria

Mohamed Mekati, El-Moudjahid

     January 10, 1996, in Ain Naadja, Algeria

Metin Göktepe, Evrensel

     January 8, 1996, in Istanbul, Turkey



8 Journalists Killed in 1996/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Alberto Berbon, DZMM Radio

     December 15, 1996, in Manila, Philippines

Israel Hernández Marroquín, Infopress Centroamericano

     December 10, 1996, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

S.M. Alauddin, Ogrodoot

     June 19, 1996, in Satkhira, Bangladesh

Chinedu Offoaro, The Guardian

     May 1, 1996, in Nigeria, Nigeria

Juan José Yantuche, "TV Noticias"

     April 11, 1996, in Mixco, Guatemala

Baguda Kaltho, TheNEWS

     March 1, 1996, in Nigeria, Nigeria

Sergei Grebenyuk, Interfax

     February 8, 1996, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Oleg Slabynko, Russian Television Channel 2

     January 25, 1996, in Moscow, Russia