14 Journalists Murdered in 2002


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

14% Broadcast reporter
29% Columnist / Commentator
43% Editor
36% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

86% Print
14% Radio
14% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

93% Local
7% Foreign
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Murder Victims

14% Taken Captive
21% Threatened
14% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

57% Complete impunity
29% Partial justice
14% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

21% Criminal group
29% Government Officials
7% Paramilitary Group
36% Political Group
7% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

7% Business
50% Corruption
57% Crime
7% Culture
21% Human Rights
21% Politics
7% War
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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 2002

  1. Russia: 2
  2. Pakistan: 2
  3. Philippines: 2
  1. Bangladesh: 2
  2. Brazil: 2
  3. Colombia: 2
  1. India: 1
  2. Nepal: 1

14 Journalists Murdered in 2002

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Ram Chander Chaterpatti, Poora Sach

     November 21, 2002, in Sirsa, India

Shahid Soomro, Kawish

     October 20, 2002, in Kandhkot, Pakistan

Domingos Sávio Brandão Lima Júnior, Folha do Estado

     September 30, 2002, in Cuiabá, Brazil

Sonny Alcantara, "Quo Vadis San Pablo" and Kokus

     August 22, 2002, in San Pablo, Philippines

Shukur Hossain, Anirban

     July 5, 2002, in Ula, Bangladesh

Efraín Varela Noriega, Radio Meridiano-70

     June 28, 2002, in Arauca, Colombia

Daniel Pearl, The Wall Street Journal

     Date unknown in 2002, in Karachi, Pakistan

Tim Lopes, TV Globo

     June 3, 2002, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Nava Raj Sharma, Kadam

     June 1, 2002, in Kalikot, Nepal

Edgar Damalerio, Zamboanga Scribe and DXKP Radio

     May 13, 2002, in Pagadian City, Philippines

Valery Ivanov, Tolyatinskoye Obozreniye

     April 29, 2002, in Togliatti, Russia

Natalya Skryl, Nashe Vremya

     March 9, 2002, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Harunur Rashid, Dainik Purbanchal

     March 2, 2002, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Orlando Sierra Hernández, La Patria

     February 1, 2002, in Manizales, Colombia