37 Journalists Killed in 2001/Motive Confirmed



Brignol Lindor


Radio Echo 2000
Haiti

Azizullah Haidari


Reuters
Afghanistan

Julio Fuentes


El Mundo
Afghanistan

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

22% Broadcast reporter
5% Camera Operator
5% Columnist / Commentator
11% Editor
5% Photographer
43% Print reporter/writer
14% Producer
3% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

3% Internet
57% Print
30% Radio
14% Television
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Gender

95% Male
5% Female
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Local / Foreign

70% Local
30% Foreign
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Murder Victims

22% Taken Captive
44% Threatened

Type of Death

16% Crossfire/Combat
11% Dangerous Assignment
73% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

67% Complete impunity
11% Partial justice
22% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

30% Criminal group
26% Government Officials
4% Local Residents
26% Paramilitary Group
7% Political Group
7% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

11% Business
43% Corruption
32% Crime
3% Culture
16% Human Rights
16% Politics
32% War
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Freelance

16% 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 2001

  1. Afghanistan: 9
  2. Colombia: 3
  3. Philippines: 2
  4. Yugoslavia: 2
  5. USA: 2
  6. Algeria: 2
  7. Thailand: 2
  1. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 1
  2. Paraguay: 1
  3. UK: 1
  4. Costa Rica: 1
  5. India: 1
  6. China: 1
  7. Russia: 1
  1. Haiti: 1
  2. Latvia: 1
  3. Bangladesh: 1
  4. Guatemala: 1
  5. Bolivia: 1
  6. Ukraine: 1

37 Journalists Killed in 2001/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Brignol Lindor, Radio Echo 2000

     December 3, 2001, in Petit-Goâve, Haiti

Gundars Matiss, Kurzeme Vards

     November 28, 2001, in Liepaja, Latvia

Ulf Strömberg, TV4

     November 26, 2001, in Taloqan, Afghanistan

Harry Burton, Reuters Television

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Azizullah Haidari, Reuters

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Julio Fuentes, El Mundo

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Maria Grazia Cutuli, Corriere della Serra

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Pierre Billaud, Radio Télévision Luxembourg

     November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Volker Handloik, freelance reporter

     November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Johanne Sutton, Radio France Internationale

     November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Robert Stevens, The Sun

     October 5, 2001, in Boca Raton, USA

Martin O'Hagan, Sunday World

     September 28, 2001, in Lurgan, Northern Ireland, UK

Eduard Markevich, Novy Reft

     September 18, 2001, in Reftinsky, Sverdlovsk Region, Russia

William Biggart, freelance

     September 11, 2001, in New York City, USA

Jorge Mynor Alegría Armendáriz, Radio Amatique

     September 5, 2001, in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala

Marc Brunereau, freelance

     September 5, 2001, in Taloqan/Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan

Muhammad al-Bishawi, Najah Press Office, IslamOnline

     July 31, 2001, in Nablus, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Moolchand Yadav, Freelance

     July 30, 2001, in Jhansi, India

Juan Carlos Encinas, Freelancer

     July 29, 2001, in Catavi, Bolivia

Georgy Sanaya, Rustavi-2

     July 26, 2001, in Tbilisi, Georgia

Jorge Enrique Urbano Sánchez, Mar Estéreo

     July 8, 2001, in Buenaventura, Colombia

Igor Aleksandrov, Tor

     July 7, 2001, in Slavyansk, Ukraine

Parmenio Medina Pérez, "La Patada"

     July 7, 2001, in San José, Costa Rica

José Duviel Vásquez Arias, La Voz de la Selva

     July 6, 2001, in Florencia, Colombia

Fadila Nejma, Echourouk

     June 14, 2001, in Algiers, Algeria

Adel Zerrouk, Al-Rai

     June 14, 2001, in Algiers, Algeria

Milan Pantic, Vecernje Novosti

     June 11, 2001, in Jagodina, Serbia, Yugoslavia

Candelario Cayona, Radio DXLL

     May 30, 2001, in Zamboanga City, Philippines

Kaset Puengpak, Thai Rath

     May 2, 2001, in Viset Chaichan, Thailand

Flavio Bedoya, Voz

     April 27, 2001, in Tumaco, Colombia

Nahar Ali, Anirban

     April 21, 2001, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Withayut Sangsopit, Freelancer

     April 10, 2001, in Surat Thani, Thailand

Kerem Lawton, Associated Press Television News

     March 29, 2001, in Krivenik, Kosovo, Yugoslavia

José Luis Ortega Mata, Semanario de Ojinaga

     February 19, 2001, in Ojinaga, Mexico

Feng Zhaoxia, Gejie Daobao

     January 15, 2001, in Xi'an , China

Salvador Medina Velázquez, FM Ñemity

     January 5, 2001, in Capiibary, Paraguay

Roland Ureta, Radio DYKR

     January 3, 2001, in Aklan Province, Philippines



17 Journalists Killed in 2001/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Álvaro Alonso Escobar, La Región

     December 23, 2001, in Fundación, Colombia

Settha Sririwat, Naew Na, Channel 3

     November 18, 2001, in Mukdahan, Thailand

Chuvit Chueharn, iTV, The Nation, Krungthep Thurakij

     November 18, 2001, in Mukdahan, Thailand

Suchart Charnchanavivat, Chao Mukdahan, Siam Rath

     November 18, 2001, in Mukdahan, Thailand

Heriberto Cárdenas Escudero, retired radio and newspaper reporter

     November 14, 2001, in Buenaventura, Colombia

Bekim Kastrati, Bota Sot

     October 19, 2001, in Kosovo, Yugoslavia

Asadullah, Freelancer

     September 1, 2001, in Karachi, Pakistan

Mário Coelho de Almeida Filho, A Verdade

     August 16, 2001, in Magé, Brazil

Ahsan Ali, Freelancer

     July 20, 2001, in Rupganj, Bangladesh

Nicolas Giudici, Nice-Matin, Corse-Matin

     July 17, 2001, in Corsica, France

Eduardo Estrada Gutiérrez, Desarrollo de la Comunicación y la Cultura de San Pablo

     July 16, 2001, in San Pablo, Colombia

Arquímedes Arias Henao, Fresno Estéreo

     July 4, 2001, in Fresno, Colombia

Oleh Breus, XXI Vek

     June 24, 2001, in Luhansk, Ukraine

Pablo Emilio Parra Castañeda, Planadas Cultural Estéreo

     June 21, 2001, in Bogotá, Colombia

Joy Mortel, Mindoro Guardian

     May 31, 2001, in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Hidaya Sultan al-Salem, Al-Majales

     March 20, 2001, in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Mohammad Yusop, Radio DXID

     February 23, 2001, in Pagadian City, Philippines