5 Journalists Killed in Venezuela since 1992/Motive Confirmed


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

20% Columnist / Commentator
40% Photographer
40% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

100% Print
20% Radio
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Gender

80% Male
20% Female
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

Type of Death

60% Dangerous Assignment
40% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

50% Partial justice
50% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

50% Government Officials
50% Local Residents
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Beats Covered by Victims *

20% Corruption
20% Crime
40% Human Rights
40% Politics
20% War
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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.


5 Journalists Killed in Venezuela/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Orel Sambrano, ABC de la Semana and Radio América

     January 16, 2009, in Valencia, Venezuela

Jorge Aguirre, Cadena Capriles (El Mundo)

     April 5, 2006, in Caracas, Venezuela

Jorge Ibraín Tortoza Cruz, 2001

     April 11, 2002, in Caracas, Venezuela

María Veronica Tessari, Colombian Media

     January 15, 1993, in Caracas, Venezuela

Virgilio Fernández, El Universal

     November 27, 1992, in La Carlota, Venezuela



4 Journalists Killed in Venezuela/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Wilfred Iván Ojeda, El Clarín

     May 17, 2011, in La Victoria, Venezuela

Pierre Fould Gerges, Reporte Diario de la Economía

     June 2, 2008, in Caracas, Venezuela

Jesús Rafael Flores Rojas, La Región

     August 23, 2006, in El Tigre, Venezuela

Mauro Marcano, Radio Maturín

     September 1, 2004, in Maturín, Venezuela