11 Journalists Murdered in Syria since 1992


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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

27% Broadcast reporter
27% Camera Operator
18% Editor
27% Photographer
36% Internet reporter/writer
18% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

64% Internet
27% Print
9% Radio
55% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

64% Local
36% Foreign
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Murder Victims

45% Taken Captive
9% Threatened
27% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

100% Complete impunity
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Suspected Source of Fire

9% Government Officials
9% Military Officials
82% Political Group
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Beats Covered by Victims *

18% Culture
45% Human Rights
73% Politics
9% Sports
100% War
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Freelance

55% 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.


11 Journalists Murdered in Syria

     Terminology explained

Kenji Goto, Freelance

     January 2015, in Unknown, Syria

Steven Sotloff, Freelance

     August or September, 2014, in Unknown, Syria

James Foley, Freelance

     August 2014, in Unknown, Syria

Al-Moutaz Bellah Ibrahim, Shaam News Network

     May 4, 2014, in Raqqa, Syria

Yasser Faisal al-Jumaili, Freelance

     December 4, 2013, in Idlib, Syria

Mohammad Saeed, Al-Arabiya

     October 29, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Suhail Mahmoud al-Ali, Dunya TV

     January 4, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Abdel Karim al-Oqda, Shaam News Network

     September 19, 2012, in Hama, Syria

Mosaab al-Obdaallah, Tishreen

     August 22, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Ali Abbas, SANA

     August 11, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Ihsan al-Buni, Al-Thawra

     July 12, 2012, in Damascus, Syria