18 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in 2011


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

11% Broadcast reporter
39% Camera Operator
6% Editor
11% Photographer
6% Internet reporter/writer
28% Print reporter/writer
6% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

17% Internet
44% Print
44% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

89% Local
11% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
22% Crime
17% Culture
22% Human Rights
78% Politics
6% 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.


Top Countries in 2011

  1. Iraq: 4
  2. Syria: 2
  3. Egypt: 2
  4. Bahrain: 2
  1. Yemen: 2
  2. Pakistan: 2
  3. Somalia: 1
  4. Brazil: 1
  1. Thailand: 1
  2. Tunisia: 1

18 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in 2011

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Basil al-Sayed, Freelance

     December 27, 2011, in Homs, Syria

Ferzat Jarban, Freelance

     November 19 or 20, 2011, in Al-Qasir, Syria

Gelson Domingos da Silva, Bandeirantes TV

     November 6, 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Wael Mikhael, Al-Tareeq

     October 9, 2011, in Cairo, Egypt

Phamon Phonphanit, Sue Samut Atyakam

     September 24, 2011, in Yala, Thailand

Hassan al-Wadhaf, Arabic Media Agency

     September 24, 2011, in Sana'a, Yemen

Noramfaizul Mohd, Bernama TV

     September 2, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Alwan al-Ghorabi, Afaq

     June 21, 2011, in Diwaniyya, Iraq

Shafiullah Khan, The News

     June 17, 2011, in Wah Cantonment, Pakistan

Asfandyar Khan, Akhbar-e-Khyber

     June 11, 2011, in Peshawar, Pakistan

Karim Fakhrawi, Al-Wasat

     April 12, 2011, in Manama, Bahrain

Zakariya Rashid Hassan al-Ashiri, Freelance

     April 9, 2011, in Al-Dair, Bahrain

Sabah al-Bazi, Al-Arabiya

     March 29, 2011, in Tikrit, Iraq

Muammar Khadir Abdelwahad, Al-Ayn

     March 29, 2011, in Tikrit, Iraq

Jamal al-Sharaabi, Al-Masdar

     March 18, 2011, in Sana’a, Yemen

Mohamed al-Hamdani, Al-Itijah

     February 24, 2011, in Ramadi, Iraq

Ahmad Mohamed Mahmoud, Al-Ta'awun

     February 4, 2011, in Cairo, Egypt

Lucas Mebrouk Dolega, European Pressphoto Agency

     January 17, 2011, in Tunis, Tunisia