1204 Journalists Killed since 1992



Jagendra Singh


Freelance
India

Jamal Khalifeh


Freelance
Syria

Danilo López


Prensa Libre
Guatemala

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2016

1992


Statistical Analysis


Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
15% Camera Operator
8% Columnist / Commentator
15% Editor
11% Photographer
5% Internet reporter/writer
27% Print reporter/writer
5% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
2% Technician
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Medium *

14% Internet
49% Print
20% Radio
30% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

88% Local
12% Foreign
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Murder Victims

22% Taken Captive
40% Threatened
12% Tortured

Type of Death

21% Crossfire/Combat
12% Dangerous Assignment
66% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

87% Complete impunity
9% Partial justice
4% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

10% Criminal group
17% Government Officials
2% Local Residents
18% Military Officials
1% Mob Violence
5% Paramilitary Group
32% Political Group
17% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
20% Corruption
15% Crime
11% Culture
21% Human Rights
46% Politics
2% Sports
39% War
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Freelance

17% 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.


20 Deadliest Countries

  1. Iraq: 174
  2. Syria: 101
  3. Philippines: 77
  4. Algeria: 60
  5. Somalia: 59
  6. Pakistan: 58
  7. Russia: 56
  1. Colombia: 47
  2. India: 39
  3. Brazil: 38
  4. Mexico: 37
  5. Afghanistan: 29
  6. Turkey: 25
  7. Bangladesh: 20
  1. Sri Lanka: 19
  2. Bosnia: 19
  3. Tajikistan: 17
  4. Rwanda: 17
  5. Sierra Leone: 16
  6. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 16

Recently Killed

Abdelqadir Fassouk, Arraed Satellite TV

     July 21, 2016, in Sirte, Libya

Sami Jawdat Rabah, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

     October 2015 - June 2016, in Deir al-Zour, Syria

Samer Mohammed Aboud, Free Deir al-Zour Radio, Development Interaction Network

     October 2015 - June 2016, in Deir al-Zour, Syria

Mustafa Abdul Hassa, Shaam News Network

     October 2015 - June 2016, in Deir al-Zour, Syria

Mohammed Eissa, Nateq Network

     October 2015 - June 2016, in Deir al-Zour, Syria

Mahmoud Shabaan al-Haj Hadhir, Al-Aan FM

     October 2015 - June 2016, in Deir al-Zour, Syria

Ibrahim Omar, Al Jazeera

     July 11, 2016, in Tarmanin, Idlib, Syria

Khaled Eissa , Freelance

     June 25, 2016, in Aleppo, Syria

Khaled al-Zintani , Freelance

     June 24, 2016, in Benghazi, Libya

Elidio Ramos Zárate, El Sur

     June 19, 2016, in Oaxaca, Mexico

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