7 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2008


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

57% Camera Operator
14% Photographer
43% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

29% Internet
43% Print
57% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

86% Local
14% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

14% Politics
100% War
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Freelance

29% 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 2008

  1. Georgia: 3
  2. Iraq: 2
  1. Pakistan: 1
  2. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 1

7 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2008

     Terminology explained

Abdul Aziz Shaheen, Azadi

     August 29, 2008, in Swat, Pakistan

Stan Storimans, RTL Nieuws

     August 12, 2008, in Gori, Georgia

Alexander Klimchuk, Caucasus Images

     August 10, 2008, in Tskhinvali, Georgia

Grigol Chikhladze, Caucasus Images

     August 10, 2008, in Tskhinvali, Georgia

Wissam Ali Ouda, Al-Afaq

     May 21, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq

Fadel Shana, Reuters

     April 16, 2008, in Gaza Strip, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Alaa Abdul-Karim al-Fartoosi, Al-Forat

     January 29, 2008, in Balad, Iraq