10 Journalists Killed in 2017/Motive Confirmed


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2017

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

20% Broadcast reporter
10% Camera Operator
10% Columnist / Commentator
50% Internet reporter/writer
60% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

60% Internet
60% Print
30% Television
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Gender

80% Male
20% Female
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

67% Threatened

Type of Death

20% Crossfire/Combat
20% Dangerous Assignment
60% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

117% Complete impunity
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Suspected Source of Fire

30% Criminal group
10% Government Officials
10% Military Officials
20% Political Group
30% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

30% Corruption
50% Crime
70% Politics
20% War
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Freelance

20% 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.


Deadliest Countries in 2017

  1. Mexico: 4
  2. Syria: 1
  3. Bangladesh: 1
  1. Philippines: 1
  2. Russia: 1
  3. Iraq: 1
  1. Pakistan: 1

10 Journalists Killed in 2017/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Javier Valdez Cárdenas, Ríodoce

     May 15, 2017, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico

Nikolai Andrushchenko, Novy Peterburg

     April 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Russia

Maximino Rodríguez, Freelance

     April 14, 2017, in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Miroslava Breach Velducea, La Jornada

     March 23, 2017, in Chihuahua, Mexico

Joaquin Briones, Remate

     March 13, 2017, in Milagros, Masbate, Philippines

Mohamed Abazied (George Samara), Nabd Syria Satellite Station/ Syria Media Organization (SMO)

     March 12, 2017, in Daraa, Syria

Cecilio Pineda Birto, Freelance

     March 2, 2017, in Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico

Shifa Zikri Ibrahim (Shifa Gardi), Rudaw TV

     February 25, 2017, in Mosul, Iraq

Taimoor Khan, Samaa TV

     February 12, 2017, in Karachi, Pakistan

Abdul Hakim Shimul, Samakal

     February 3, 2017, in Shahjadpur, Bangladesh



7 Journalists Killed in 2017/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Yameen Rasheed, The Daily Panic

     April 23, 2017, in Malé, Maldives

Wai Yen Heinn, Iron Rose

     Before April 16, 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar

Ricardo Monlui Cabrera, El Político

     March 19, 2017, in Yanga, Veracruz, Mexico

Luis Manuel Medina , FM 103.5

     February 14, 2017, in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

Leónidas Martínez, FM 103.5

     February 14, 2017, in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

Igor Abisaí Padilla Chávez, HCH

     January 17, 2017, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Muhammad Jan, Qudrat

     January 12, 2017, in Qalat, Pakistan