1180 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
10% Photographer
5% Internet reporter/writer
27% Print reporter/writer
5% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
2% Technician
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Medium *

13% Internet
50% 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

21% Taken Captive
39% Threatened
12% Tortured

Type of Death

21% Crossfire/Combat
13% Dangerous Assignment
66% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

88% Complete impunity
8% 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
31% Political Group
17% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
20% Corruption
16% Crime
11% Culture
21% Human Rights
47% Politics
2% Sports
38% 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: 173
  2. Syria: 93
  3. Philippines: 77
  4. Algeria: 60
  5. Somalia: 59
  6. Pakistan: 57
  7. Russia: 56
  1. Colombia: 47
  2. India: 37
  3. Brazil: 37
  4. Mexico: 35
  5. Afghanistan: 27
  6. Turkey: 23
  7. Bangladesh: 20
  1. Bosnia: 19
  2. Sri Lanka: 19
  3. Tajikistan: 17
  4. Rwanda: 17
  5. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 16
  6. Sierra Leone: 16

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     January 12, 2016, in Baquba, Diyala province, Iraq

Saif Talal, Al-Sharqiya

     January 12, 2016, in Baquba, Diyala province, Iraq

Naji Jerf, Hentah, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

     December 27, 2015, in Gaziantep, Turkey

Ahmed Mohamed al-Mousa, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

     December 16, 2015, in Idlib, Syria

Zakaria Ibrahim, Al-Jazeera

     December 7, 2015, in Taldou, Homs province, Syria

Hindia Haji Mohamed, Radio Mogadishu, Somali National TV

     December 3, 2015, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Guillaume Barreau-Decherf, Freelance

     November 13, 2015, in Paris, France

Ítalo Eduardo Diniz Barros, Blog Ítalo Diniz

     November 13, 2015, in Governador Nunes Freire, Brazil

Israel Gonçalves Silva, Rádio Itaenga FM

     November 10, 2015, in Lagoa de Itaenga, Brazil

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