6 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in Afghanistan since 1992


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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

17% Broadcast reporter
33% Camera Operator
17% Photographer
33% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

17% Internet
50% Print
17% Radio
33% Television
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Gender

83% Male
17% Female
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Local / Foreign

50% Local
50% Foreign
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Suspected Source of Fire

17% Government Officials
67% Political Group
17% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

50% Human Rights
50% Politics
100% 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.


6 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in Afghanistan

     Terminology explained

Zubair Hatami, Mitra TV

     December 21, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, The Associated Press

     April 4, 2014, in Khost, Afghanistan

Nils Horner, Sveriges Radio

     March 11, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Sultan Mohammed Munadi, The New York Times

     September 9, 2009, in an area near Kunduz, Afghanistan

Carsten Thomassen, Dagbladet

     January 15, 2008, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Abdul Qodus, Aryana TV

     July 22, 2006, in Kandahar, Afghanistan