27 Journalists Murdered in 2010


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

41% Broadcast reporter
4% Camera Operator
7% Columnist / Commentator
22% Editor
4% Photographer
15% Internet reporter/writer
26% Print reporter/writer
4% Producer
7% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

19% Internet
41% Print
30% Radio
33% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

22% Taken Captive
59% Threatened
19% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

93% Complete impunity
7% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

19% Criminal group
19% Government Officials
4% Military Officials
19% Mob Violence
22% Political Group
22% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
44% Corruption
30% Crime
41% Culture
7% Human Rights
56% Politics
11% War
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Freelance

26% 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 2010

  1. Iraq: 4
  2. Indonesia: 3
  3. Honduras: 3
  4. Philippines: 2
  5. Mexico: 2
  6. Nigeria: 2
  1. Pakistan: 2
  2. Colombia: 1
  3. Belarus: 1
  4. Somalia: 1
  5. Uganda: 1
  6. Rwanda: 1
  1. Greece: 1
  2. Angola: 1
  3. Yemen: 1
  4. Brazil: 1

27 Journalists Murdered in 2010

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Alfrets Mirulewan, Pelangi Weekly

     December 17, 2010, in Kisar, Maluku Islands, Indonesia

Francisco Gomes de Medeiros, Radio Caicó

     October 18, 2010, in Caicó, Brazil

Tahrir Kadhim Jawad, freelance

     October 4, 2010, in Garma, Iraq

Luis Carlos Santiago, El Diario

     September 16, 2010, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Misri Khan, Ausaf and Mashriq

     September 14, 2010, in Hangu, Pakistan

Paul Kiggundu, TOP Radio and TV

     September 11, 2010, in an area outside Kalisizio, Uganda

Safa al-Din Abdel Hamid, Al-Mosuliya

     September 8, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Riad al-Saray, Al-Iraqiya

     September 7, 2010, in Baghdad, Iraq

Alberto Graves Chakussanga, Radio Despertar

     September 5, 2010, in Luanda, Angola

Aleh Byabenin, Charter 97

     September 3, 2010, in an area outside Minsk, Belarus

Ridwan Salamun, Sun TV

     August 21, 2010, in Tual, Maluku Islands, Indonesia

Ardiansyah Matra'is, Merauke TV

     July 30, 2010, in Merauke, Indonesia

Sokratis Giolias, Thema 98.9, Troktiko

     July 19, 2010, in Athens, Greece

Jean-Léonard Rugambage, Umuvugizi

     June 26, 2010, in Kigali, Rwanda

Joselito Agustin, DZJC

     June 16, 2010, in Baccara, Philippines

Desidario Camangyan, Sunrise FM

     June 14, 2010, in Manay, Philippines

Ghulam Rasool Birhamani, Daily Sindhu Hyderabad

     May 9 or 10, 2010, in Wahi Pandhi, Pakistan

Sardasht Osman, freelance

     May 5, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Sheikh Nur Mohamed Abkey, Radio Mogadishu

     May 4, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Sunday Gyang Bwede, The Light Bearer

     April 24, 2010, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Nathan S. Dabak, The Light Bearer

     April 24, 2010, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Clodomiro Castilla Ospino, El Pulso del Tiempo

     March 19, 2010, in Montería, Colombia

Nahúm Palacios Arteaga, TV Channel 5

     March 14, 2010, in Tocoa, Honduras

David Meza Montesinos, Radio El Patio, Radio America, Channel 45

     March 11, 2010, in La Ceiba, Honduras

Joseph Hernández Ochoa, TV Channel 51

     March 1, 2010, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Muhammad al-Rabou'e, Al-Qahira

     February 13, 2010, in Beni Qais, Yemen

Valentín Valdés Espinosa, Zócalo de Saltillo

     January 8, 2010, in Saltillo, Mexico