1142 Journalists Killed since 1992



Jagendra Singh


Freelance
India

Jamal Khalifeh


Freelance
Syria

Danilo López


Prensa Libre
Guatemala

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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis


Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
14% Camera Operator
9% Columnist / Commentator
15% Editor
10% Photographer
5% Internet reporter/writer
28% Print reporter/writer
5% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
2% Technician
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Medium *

12% 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

22% Taken Captive
38% Threatened
12% Tortured

Type of Death

21% Crossfire/Combat
13% 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

9% Criminal group
17% Government Officials
2% Local Residents
18% Military Officials
1% Mob Violence
5% Paramilitary Group
31% Political Group
18% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
20% Corruption
15% Crime
11% Culture
20% Human Rights
46% 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: 167
  2. Syria: 85
  3. Philippines: 77
  4. Algeria: 60
  5. Somalia: 57
  6. Pakistan: 56
  7. Russia: 56
  1. Colombia: 46
  2. India: 35
  3. Mexico: 34
  4. Brazil: 33
  5. Afghanistan: 27
  6. Turkey: 20
  7. Sri Lanka: 19
  1. Bosnia: 19
  2. Bangladesh: 19
  3. Rwanda: 17
  4. Tajikistan: 17
  5. Sierra Leone: 16
  6. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 16

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Mohammed al-Asfar, Al-Jazeera

     June 26, 2015, in Daraa, Syria

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     June 8, 2015, in Shahjahanpur district, Uttar Pradesh, India

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     May 31, 2015, in Marj al-Sultan, Eastern Ghouta, Syria

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     May 21, 2015, in Dhamar, Yemen

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     May 21, 2015, in Dhamar, Yemen

Evany José Metzker, Coruja do Vale

     May 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, or 18, 2015, in Padre Paraíso, Brazil

Ananta Bijoy Das, Freelance

     May 12, 2015, in Sylhet, Bangladesh

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