5 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in Sri Lanka since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

40% Broadcast reporter
20% Print reporter/writer
40% Technician
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Medium *

20% Print
20% Radio
80% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Beats Covered by Victims *

20% Culture
80% Politics
20% Sports
40% War
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Freelance

20% 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 on Dangerous Assignment in Sri Lanka

     Terminology explained

Puniyamoorthy Sathiyamoorthy, freelance

     February 12, 2009, in Mullaitheevu district, Sri Lanka

Rashmi Mohamed, Sirasa TV

     October 6, 2008, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Lanka Jayasundara, Wijeya Publications

     December 11, 2004, in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Anura Priyantha, Independent Television Network

     December 18, 1999, in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Indika Pathinivasan, Maharaja Television Network

     December 18, 1999, in Colombo, Sri Lanka