10 Journalists Killed in Thailand since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Fabio Polenghi


freelance
Thailand
May 19, 2010

Hiro Muramoto


Reuters
Thailand
April 10, 2010

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

20% Broadcast reporter
10% Camera Operator
10% Photographer
60% Print reporter/writer
10% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

10% Internet
80% Print
10% Radio
20% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

80% Local
20% Foreign
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Murder Victims

50% Threatened

Type of Death

40% Dangerous Assignment
60% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

100% Complete impunity
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

17% Criminal group
50% Government Officials
17% Local Residents
17% Political Group
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Beats Covered by Victims *

20% Business
50% Corruption
20% Crime
10% Culture
10% Politics
20% 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.


10 Journalists Killed in Thailand/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Wisut "Ae" Tangwittayaporn, Inside Phuket

     January 12, 2012, in Phuket, Thailand

Phamon Phonphanit, Sue Samut Atyakam

     September 24, 2011, in Yala, Thailand

Fabio Polenghi, freelance

     May 19, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand

Hiro Muramoto, Reuters

     April 10, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand

Jaruek Rangcharoen, Matichon

     September 27, 2008, in Don Chedi district, Thailand

Chalee Boonsawat, Thai Rath

     August 21, 2008, in Sungai Kolok, Thailand

Athiwat Chaiyanurat, Matichon, Channel 7

     August 1, 2008, in Chaiyamontri, Thailand

Kaset Puengpak, Thai Rath

     May 2, 2001, in Viset Chaichan, Thailand

Withayut Sangsopit, Freelancer

     April 10, 2001, in Surat Thani, Thailand

Sayomchai Vijitwittayapong, Matichon

     January 10, 1998, in Phichit, Thailand



6 Journalists Killed in Thailand/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Santi Lamaneenil, Pattaya Post

     November 2, 2005, in outside Pattaya, Thailand

Pongkiat Saetang, Had Yai Post

     February 14, 2005, in Had Yai, Thailand

Surapong Ritthi, freelance

     February 11, 2003, in Patong Beach, Thailand

Settha Sririwat, Naew Na, Channel 3

     November 18, 2001, in Mukdahan, Thailand

Chuvit Chueharn, iTV, The Nation, Krungthep Thurakij

     November 18, 2001, in Mukdahan, Thailand

Suchart Charnchanavivat, Chao Mukdahan, Siam Rath

     November 18, 2001, in Mukdahan, Thailand