25 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Confirmed


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

64% Broadcast reporter
52% Camera Operator
44% Columnist / Commentator
44% Editor
60% Photographer
52% Internet reporter/writer
56% Print reporter/writer
48% Producer
48% Publisher/Owner
44% Technician
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Medium *

64% Internet
72% Print
52% Radio
68% Television
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Gender

88% Male
12% Female
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Local / Foreign

68% Local
32% Foreign
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Murder Victims

14% Taken Captive
43% Threatened
14% Tortured

Type of Death

32% Crossfire/Combat
40% Dangerous Assignment
28% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

100% Complete impunity
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

71% Criminal group
57% Government Officials
57% Local Residents
43% Military Officials
43% Mob Violence
43% Paramilitary Group
43% Political Group
43% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

44% Business
52% Corruption
52% Crime
44% Culture
64% Human Rights
84% Politics
44% Sports
76% War
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Freelance

12% 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.


Deadliest Countries in 2014

  1. Syria: 4
  2. Ukraine: 4
  3. Iraq: 3
  4. Brazil: 2
  5. Afghanistan: 2
  1. Pakistan: 1
  2. Egypt: 1
  3. Somalia: 1
  4. Paraguay: 1
  5. Libya: 1
  1. Lebanon: 1
  2. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 1
  3. Central African Republic: 1
  4. Mexico: 1
  5. Democratic Republic of the Congo: 1

25 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Khaled Reyadh Hamad, Continue Production Films

     July 20, 2014, in Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Anatoly Klyan, Pervy Kanal

     June 30, 2014, in Donetsk, Ukraine

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar, Radio Ergo, Mustaqbal Radio

     June 21, 2014, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Hasan Ahmed, Xinhua News Agency

     June 20, 2014, in Damascus, Syria

Igor Kornelyuk, VGTRK

     June 17, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Muftah Bu Zeid, Brnieq

     May 26, 2014, in Benghazi, Libya

Andrea Rocchelli, Cesura photo agency

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

Camille Lepage, Freelance

     May 2014, in Bouar region, Central African Republic

Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz Garay, Radio Amambay

     May 16, 2014, in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay

Bilal Ahmed Bilal, Palestine Today TV

     Unknown, in Sednaya, Syria

Anja Niedringhaus, The Associated Press

     April 4, 2014, in Khost, Afghanistan

Mayada Ashraf, Al-Dustour

     March 28, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt

Nils Horner, Sveriges Radio

     March 11, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Muthanna Abdel Hussein, Al-Iraqiya

     March 10, 2014, in Hilla, Babil province, Iraq

Khaled Abdel Thamer, Al-Iraqiya

     March 10, 2014, in Hilla, Babil province, Iraq

Ali Mustafa, Freelance

     March 9, 2014, in Aleppo, Syria

Omar Abdul Qader, Al-Mayadeen

     March 8, 2014, in Deir Al-Zour, Syria

Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz, Notisur and Liberal del Sur

     Between February 5 and 11, 2014, in Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico

Turad Mohamed al-Zahouri, Freelance

     February 20, 2014, in Arsal, Lebanon

Vyacheslav Veremiy, Vesti

     February 19, 2014, in Kiev, Ukraine

Germain Kennedy Mumbere Muliwavyo, Radio Télévision Muungano

     February 16, 2014, in Oïcha, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pedro Palma, Panorama Regional

     February 13, 2014, in Miguel Pereira, Brazil

Santiago Ilídio Andrade, Bandeirantes

     February 10, 2014, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Firas Mohammed Attiyah, Fallujah TV

     January 20, 2014, in Khalidiya, Iraq

Shan Dahar, Abb Takk Television

     January 1, 2014, in Larkana, Pakistan



6 Media Workers Killed in 2014

     Terminology explained

Hamid Shihab, Media 24

     July 9, 2014, in Gaza City, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Anton Voloshin, VGTRK

     June 24, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Andrei Mironov, Memorial

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

Waqas Aziz Khan, Express TV

     January 17, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan

Mohammad Khalid, Express TV

     January 17, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan

Ashraf Arain, Express TV

     January 17, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan



8 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Jorge Torres Palacios, Dictamen, Libertad Guerrero Noticias

     May 29, 30, 31, June 1, or 2 , in Acapulco, Mexico

Samuel Oliverio, Radio Ukay, Supreme Radio

     May 23, 2014, in Digos City, Philippines

Richard Nadjid, dxNN

     May 4, 2014, in Bongao, Philippines

Rubylita Garcia, Remate

     April 6, 2014, in Bacoor City, Philippines

Shah Alam Sagar, Oporadh Domon

     March 2, 2014, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ijaz Mengal, Daily Intekhab

     February 14, 2014, in Khuzdar, Pakistan

Suon Chan, Meakea Kampuchea

     February 1, 2014, in Kampong Chhnang province, Cambodia

Noor Ahmad Noori, Bost

     January 23, 2014, in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan