21 Journalists Killed in Turkey since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Olivier Voisin


Freelance
Turkey

Hrant Dink


Agos
Turkey

Ahmet Taner Kislali


Cumhuriyet
Turkey

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

19% Columnist / Commentator
24% Editor
5% Photographer
52% Print reporter/writer
5% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

5% Internet
100% Print
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Gender

95% Male
5% Female
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Local / Foreign

95% Local
5% Foreign
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Murder Victims

22% Taken Captive
50% Threatened
6% Tortured

Type of Death

5% Crossfire/Combat
5% Dangerous Assignment
86% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

78% Complete impunity
17% Partial justice
6% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

6% Criminal group
50% Government Officials
6% Local Residents
6% Paramilitary Group
33% Political Group
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Beats Covered by Victims *

38% Corruption
5% Crime
19% Culture
43% Human Rights
71% Politics
10% War
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Freelance

10% 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.


21 Journalists Killed in Turkey/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Olivier Voisin, Freelance

     February 24, 2013, in Antakya, Turkey

Cihan Hayırsevener, Güney Marmara’da Yaşam

     December 19, 2009, in Bandirma, Turkey

Hrant Dink, Agos

     January 19, 2007, in Istanbul, Turkey

Ahmet Taner Kislali, Cumhuriyet

     October 21, 1999, in Ankara, Turkey

Metin Göktepe, Evrensel

     January 8, 1996, in Istanbul, Turkey

Sayfettin Tepe, Yeni Politika

     August 29, 1995, in Batman, Turkey

Erol Akgun, Devrimci Cozum

     September 8, 1994, in Gebze, Turkey

Nazim Babaoglu, Ozgur Gundem

     March 12, 1994, in near Urfa, Turkey

Aysel Malkac, Ozgur Gundem

     August 7, 1993, in Istanbul, Turkey

Ferhat Tepe, Ozgur Gundem

     July 28, 1993, in Bitlis, Turkey

Kemal Kilic, Ozgur Gundem

     February 25, 1993, in Kulunce Village, Turkey

Ugur Mumcu, Cumhuriyet

     January 27, 1993, in Ankara, Turkey

Namik Taranci, Gercek

     November 20, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Musa Anter, Ozgur Gundem

     September 20, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Huseyin Deniz, Ozgur Gundem

     August 9, 1992, in Ceylanpinar, Turkey

Yahya Orhan, Ozgur Gundem

     July 31, 1992, in Gercus, Turkey

Cetin Abayay, Ozgur Halk

     July 29, 1992, in Batman, Turkey

Hafiz Akdemir, Ozgur Gundem

     June 8, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Izzet Kezer, Sabah

     March 23, 1992, in Cizre, Turkey

Cengiz Altun, Yeni Ulke

     February 24, 1992, in Batman, Turkey

Halit Gungen, 2000'e Dogru

     February 9, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey



3 Journalists Killed in Turkey/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Metin Alataş, Azadiya Welat

     April 4, 2010, in Adana, Turkey

Yasar Aktay, Freelancer

     November 10, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Mecit Akgun, Yeni Ulke

     June 2, 1992, in Nusaybin, Turkey