16 Journalists Murdered in 2000


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
19% Columnist / Commentator
25% Editor
6% Photographer
31% Print reporter/writer
13% Producer
6% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

6% Internet
50% Print
56% Radio
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

13% Taken Captive
50% Threatened
13% Tortured

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 *

13% Business
56% Corruption
31% Crime
6% Culture
6% Human Rights
31% Politics
6% War
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Freelance

6% 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.


Murders by Country in 2000

  1. Colombia: 3
  2. Russia: 2
  3. Bangladesh: 2
  4. Sri Lanka: 1
  1. Uruguay: 1
  2. Mozambique: 1
  3. Haiti: 1
  4. Pakistan: 1
  1. Ukraine: 1
  2. Spain: 1
  3. Philippines: 1
  4. Brazil: 1

16 Journalists Murdered in 2000

     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

Shamsur Rahman, Janakantha

     July 16, 2000, in Jessore, Bangladesh

Igor Domnikov, Novaya Gazeta

     July 16, 2000, in Moscow, Russia

José Luis López de la Calle, El Mundo

     May 7, 2000, in Andoain, Spain

Sufi Mohammad Khan, Ummat

     May 2, 2000, in Badin, Pakistan

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

Mir Illias Hossain, Dainik Bir Darpan

     January 15, 2000, in Jhenaidah, Bangladesh