60 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Confirmed



Aung Kyaw Naing, "Par Gyi"


Freelance
Burma

Sameh al-Aryan


Al-Aqsa TV
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Rami Rayan


Palestine Network for Press and Media
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

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2014

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

35% Broadcast reporter
27% Camera Operator
2% Columnist / Commentator
7% Editor
27% Photographer
13% Internet reporter/writer
22% Print reporter/writer
2% Producer
3% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

43% Internet
38% Print
18% Radio
47% Television
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Gender

92% Male
8% Female
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Local / Foreign

77% Local
23% Foreign
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Murder Victims

23% Taken Captive
31% Threatened
15% Tortured

Type of Death

38% Crossfire/Combat
18% Dangerous Assignment
43% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

96% Complete impunity
4% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

31% Criminal group
15% Government Officials
8% Local Residents
4% Military Officials
4% Mob Violence
27% Political Group
23% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

13% Corruption
17% Crime
5% Culture
55% Human Rights
68% Politics
60% War
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Freelance

22% 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: 17
  2. Iraq: 5
  3. Ukraine: 5
  4. Somalia: 4
  5. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 4
  6. Afghanistan: 3
  7. Paraguay: 3
  1. Pakistan: 3
  2. India: 2
  3. Mexico: 2
  4. Brazil: 2
  5. Bangladesh: 1
  6. Central African Republic: 1
  7. Guinea: 1
  1. Philippines: 1
  2. Burma: 1
  3. Yemen: 1
  4. South Africa: 1
  5. Libya: 1
  6. Egypt: 1
  7. Democratic Republic of the Congo: 1

60 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Zubair Hatami, Mitra TV

     December 21, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Mahran al-Deeri, Al-Jazeera

     December 10, 2014, in Sheikh Miskeen, Daraa province, Syria

Salem Khalil, Orient News

     December 8, 2014, in Sheikh Miskeen, Daraa province, Syria

Rami Asmi, Orient News

     December 8, 2014, in Sheikh Miskeen, Daraa province, Syria

Yousef el-Dous, Orient News

     December 8, 2014, in Sheikh Miskeen, Daraa province, Syria

Luke Somers, Freelance

     December 6, 2014, in Shabwa province, Yemen

Mohamed Isaq, Kalsan TV

     December 5, 2014, in Baidoa, Somalia

Abdulkadir Ahmed, Freelance

     December 5, 2014, in Baidoa, Somalia

MVN Shankar, Andhra Prabha

     November 26, 2014, in Andhra Pradesh, India

Zaher Mtawe'e, Zebdine Coordination Committee

     November 22, 2014, in Zebdine, Syria

Abdirizak Ali Abdi, Freelance

     November 16, 2014, in Galkayo, Puntland, Somalia

Pablo Medina Velázquez, ABC Color

     October 16, 2014, in Curuguaty, Paraguay

Atallah Bajbouj, Nabaa Media Foundation

     October 15, 2014, in Daraa, Syria

Aung Kyaw Naing, "Par Gyi", Freelance

     October 4, 2014, in Kyaikmayaw, Burma

Facely Camara, Liberté FM

     September 16, 2014, in Womé, Guinea

Mohammed al-Qasim, Rozana Radio

     September 10, 2014, in Idlib province, Syria

Steven Sotloff, Freelance

     August or September, 2014, in Unknown, Syria

Irshad Mastoi, Online International News Network, ARY News

     August 28, 2014, in Quetta, Pakistan

Ghulam Rasool, Online International News Network

     August 28, 2014, in Quetta, Pakistan

James Foley, Freelance

     August 2014, in Unknown, Syria

Simone Camilli, The Associated Press

     August 13, 2014, in Beit Lahiya, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Octavio Rojas Hernández, El Buen Tono

     August 11, 2014, in Oaxaca, Mexico

Leyla Yildizhan (Deniz Firat), Firat News Agency

     August 8, 2014, in Makhmur District, Iraq

Andrei Stenin, Rossiya Segodnya

     August 6, 2014, in Snizhne, Ukraine

Sameh al-Aryan, Al-Aqsa TV

     July 30, 2014, in Shijaiyah, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Rami Rayan, Palestine Network for Press and Media

     July 30, 2014, in Shijaiyah, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

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

Mohamed Taani, SMART News Agency

     June 27, 2014, in Daraa, Syria

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

Edgar Pantaleón Fernández Fleitas, Belén Comunicaciones

     June 19, 2014, in Concepción, Paraguay

Igor Kornelyuk, VGTRK

     June 17, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Khalid Ali Hamada, Al-Ahad TV

     June 15, 2014, in Diyala province, Iraq

Tarun Kumar Acharya, Kanak TV, Sambad

     May 27, 2014, in Odisha, India

Muftah Bu Zeid, Brnieq

     May 26, 2014, in Benghazi, Libya

Andrea Rocchelli, Cesura photo agency

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

Sadrul Alam Nipul, Dainik Mathabhanga

     May 21, 2014, in Chuadanga, Bangladesh

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

Al-Moutaz Bellah Ibrahim, Shaam News Network

     May 4, 2014, in Raqqa, Syria

Mouaz Alomar (Abu Mehdi Al Hamwi), Freelance

     April 25, 2014, in Kafr Zita, Hama province, Syria

Rubylita Garcia, Remate, dwAD

     April 6, 2014, in Bacoor City, Philippines

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 Yabroud, Syria

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

Michael Tshele, Freelance

     January 13, 2014, in Britz, South Africa

Shan Dahar, Abb Takk Television

     January 1, 2014, in Larkana, Pakistan



11 Media Workers Killed in 2014

     Terminology explained

Kadir Bağdu, Azadiya Welat

     October 14, 2014, in Adana, Turkey

Sidiki Sidibé, Radio Rurale de N'Zérékoré

     September 16, 2014, in Womé, Guinea

Molou Chérif, Radio Rurale de N'Zérékoré

     September 16, 2014, in Womé, Guinea

Ali Abu Afash, Freelance

     August 13, 2014, in Beit Lahiya, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Mohammed Nour al-Din al-Deiri, Palestine Network for Press and Media

     July 30, 2014, in Shijaiyah, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

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



18 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Reynaldo Paz Mayes, RPM TV Canal 28

     December 15, 2014, in Comayagua, Honduras

Fernando Raymondi, Caretas

     November 9, 2014, in San Vicente de Cañete, Peru

Taing Try, Freelance

     October 12, 2014, in Kratie province, Cambodia

Raed Al-Azzawi, Sama Salaheddin Channel

     October 10, 2014, in Tikrit, Iraq

Palwasha Tokhi, Bayan-e-Shamal

     September 17, 2014, in Mazar-e-Sherif, Afghanistan

Nurul Islam Faruqi, Channel i Television

     August 27, 2014, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abdul Rahman Hamid al-Din, Sanaa Radio

     August 16, 2014, in Sanaa, Yemen

Nery Francisco Soto Torres , Canal 23, Radio Full FM

     August 14, 2014, in Olanchito, Honduras

Luis Carlos Cervantes Solano, Morena FM

     August 12, 2014, in Tarazá, Colombia

Jorge Torres Palacios, Dictamen, Libertad Guerrero Noticias

     May 29, 30, 31, June 1, or 2, 2014, in Acapulco, Mexico

Nilo Baculo, dwIM Radyo Mindoro

     June 9, 2014, in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro province, Philippines

Samuel Oliverio, Radio Ukay, Supreme Radio

     May 23, 2014, in Digos City, Philippines

Richard Nadjid, dxNN

     May 4, 2014, in Bongao, Philippines

Hamza Hajj Hassan, Al-Manar TV

     April 14, 2014, in Maaloula, Syria

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