12 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2007


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

33% Broadcast reporter
8% Camera Operator
8% Editor
17% Photographer
8% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
17% Technician
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Medium *

25% Print
58% Radio
17% Television
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Gender

92% Male
8% Female
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Local / Foreign

83% Local
17% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

8% Culture
33% Politics
8% Sports
58% War
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Freelance

33% 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.


Crossfire/Combat Deaths by Country in 2007

  1. Iraq: 5
  1. Somalia: 4
  1. Sri Lanka: 3

12 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2007

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Suresh Linbiyo, Voice of Tigers

     November 27, 2007, in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka

T. Tharmalingam, Voice of Tigers

     November 27, 2007, in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka

Isaivizhi Chempiyan, Voice of Tigers

     November 27, 2007, in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka

Abdulkadir Mahad Moallim Kaskey, Radio Banadir

     August 24, 2007, in Bardera, Somalia

Namir Noor-Eldeen, Reuters

     July 12, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Aref Ali Filaih, Aswat al-Iraq

     June 11, 2007, in Al-Khalis, Iraq

Ahmed Hassan Mahad, Radio Jowhar

     May 16, 2007, in Jowhar, Somalia

Abshir Ali Gabre, Radio Jowhar

     May 16, 2007, in Jowhar, Somalia

Dmitry Chebotayev, freelance

     May 6, 2007, in Diyala, Iraq

Mohammed Abdullahi Khalif, Voice of Peace

     May 5, 2007, in Galkayo, Somalia

Khaled Fayyad Obaid al-Hamdani, Nahrain

     April 12, 2007, in Abu Ghraib, Iraq

Yussef Sabri, Biladi

     March 7, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq