1203 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 *

26% 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. Rwanda: 17
  4. Tajikistan: 17
  5. Sierra Leone: 16
  6. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 16

Recently Killed

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

Rohat Aktaş, Azadiya Welat

     January 30 to February 24, 2016, in Cizre, Turkey

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