24 Journalists Killed in 2000/Motive Confirmed



Carlos Cardoso


Metical
Mozambique

Adam Tepsurgayev


Reuters
Russia

Antonio Russo


Radio Radicale
Georgia

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
4% Camera Operator
13% Columnist / Commentator
17% Editor
17% Photographer
29% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

4% Internet
54% Print
46% Radio
4% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

92% Local
8% Foreign
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Murder Victims

13% Taken Captive
50% Threatened
13% Tortured

Type of Death

13% Crossfire/Combat
21% Dangerous Assignment
67% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

75% Complete impunity
19% Partial justice
6% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

25% Criminal group
31% Government Officials
13% Paramilitary Group
19% Political Group
13% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

8% Business
38% Corruption
21% Crime
4% Culture
17% Human Rights
25% Politics
21% War
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Freelance

4% 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 2000

  1. Russia: 3
  2. Colombia: 3
  3. Sierra Leone: 3
  4. Bangladesh: 2
  5. Philippines: 2
  6. Uruguay: 1
  1. Somalia: 1
  2. Guatemala: 1
  3. Mozambique: 1
  4. Pakistan: 1
  5. Ukraine: 1
  6. Spain: 1
  1. Sri Lanka: 1
  2. Brazil: 1
  3. Haiti: 1
  4. India: 1

24 Journalists Killed in 2000/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Alfredo Abad López, La Voz de la Selva

     December 13, 2000, in Florencia, Colombia

Carlos Cardoso, Metical

     November 22, 2000, in Maputo, Mozambique

Olimpio Jalapit Jr., DXPR Radio

     November 17, 2000, in Pagadian City, Philippines

Gustavo Rafael Ruiz Cantillo, Radio Galeón

     November 15, 2000, in Pivijay, Colombia

Juan Camilo Restrepo Guerra, Radio Galaxia Estéreo

     October 31, 2000, in Sevilla, Colombia

Mylvaganam Nimalarajan, BBC, Virakesari, Ravaya

     October 19, 2000, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Georgy Gongadze, Ukrainska Pravda

     September 16, 2000, in Kyiv, Ukraine

Pradeep Bhatia, The Hindustan Times

     August 10, 2000, in Srinagar, India

Shamsur Rahman, Janakantha

     July 16, 2000, in Jessore, Bangladesh

Igor Domnikov, Novaya Gazeta

     July 16, 2000, in Moscow, Russia

Kurt Schork, Reuters

     May 24, 2000, in Rogberi Junction, Sierra Leone

Miguel Gil Moreno de Mora, The Associated Press

     May 24, 2000, in Rogberi Junction, Sierra Leone

Vincent Rodriguez, DZMM Radio

     May 23, 2000, in Sasmuan, Philippines

Aleksandr Yefremov, Nashe Vremya

     May 12, 2000, in Chechnya, Russia

Saoman Conteh, New Tablet

     May 8, 2000, in Freetown, Sierra Leone

José Luis López de la Calle, El Mundo

     May 7, 2000, in Andoain, Spain

Sufi Mohammad Khan, Ummat

     May 2, 2000, in Badin, Pakistan

Roberto Martínez, Prensa Libre

     April 27, 2000, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jean Léopold Dominique, Radio Haïti Inter

     April 3, 2000, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Zezinho Cazuza, Rádio Xingó FM

     March 13, 2000, in Canindé de Sáo Francisco, Brazil

Julio César Da Rosa, Radio del Centro

     February 24, 2000, in Baltasar Brum, Uruguay

Vladimir Yatsina, ITAR-TASS

     February 20, 2000, in Chechnya, Russia

Ahmed Kafi Awale, Radio of the Somali People

     January 26, 2000, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mir Illias Hossain, Dainik Bir Darpan

     January 15, 2000, in Jhenaidah, Bangladesh



21 Journalists Killed in 2000/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Gérard Denoze, Radio Plus

     December 15, 2000, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Yuliy Mazur, Yug

     November 30, 2000, in Odessa, Ukraine

Guillermo León Agudelo, La Voz de la Selva

     November 30, 2000, in Florencia, Colombia

Adam Tepsurgayev, Reuters

     November 21, 2000, in Chechnya, Russia

Aziz Al-Tineh, WAFA

     October 28, 2000, in Bethlehem, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Samuel Nduati, Citizen Radio

     October 27, 2000, in Nairobi, Kenya

James Edwin Richards, Neighborhood News

     October 18, 2000, in California, USA

Antonio Russo, Radio Radicale

     October 16, 2000, in Ujarma, Georgia

Sergey Ivanov, Lada-TV

     October 3, 2000, in Togliatti, Russia

Iskandar Khatloni, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

     September 21, 2000, in Moscow, Russia

Shefki Popova, Rilindja

     September 10, 2000, in Kosovo, Yugoslavia

Carlos José Restrepo Rocha, TanGente, El Día

     September 9, 2000, in San Luis, Colombia

Thounaojam Brajamani Singh, Manipur News

     August 20, 2000, in Imphal, Manipur, India

V. Selvaraj, Nakkeeran

     July 31, 2000, in Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India

Sergey Novikov, Radio Vesna

     July 26, 2000, in Smolensk, Russia

Marisol Revelo Barón, former journalist

     July 4, 2000, in Tumaco, Colombia

José Ramírez Puente, Radio Net

     April 28, 2000, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Pablo Pineda, La Opinión

     April 9, 2000, in Matamoros, Mexico

Adhir Rai, Freelancer

     March 18, 2000, in Deoghar, Jharkand, India

María Elena Salinas, Freelancer

     March 5, 2000, in Antioquia, Colombia

Shambhu Patel, Radio Nepal

     February 5, 2000, in Rautahat, Nepal