11 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in Afghanistan since 1992


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2016

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

27% Broadcast reporter
9% Camera Operator
27% Photographer
45% Print reporter/writer
9% Producer
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Medium *

18% Internet
64% Print
36% Radio
18% Television
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Gender

82% Male
18% Female
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Local / Foreign

18% Local
82% Foreign
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Suspected Source of Fire

45% Military Officials
55% Political Group
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Beats Covered by Victims *

9% Culture
9% Human Rights
18% Politics
91% War
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Freelance

27% 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.


11 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in Afghanistan

     Terminology explained

David Gilkey, National Public Radio

     June 5, 2016, in Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan

Zabihullah Tamanna, National Public Radio

     June 5, 2016, in Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan

Farhad Taqaddosi, Press TV

     September 20, 2011, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Ahmad Omaid Khpalwak, Pajhwok Afghan News, BBC

     July 28, 2011, in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan

James P. Hunter, Fort Campbell Courier, U.S. military publications

     June 24, 2010, in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Rupert Hamer, Sunday Mirror

     January 10, 2010, in an area near Nawa, Afghanistan

Michelle Lang, Calgary Herald and Canwest News Service

     December 30, 2009, in an area south of Kandahar, Afghanistan

Pierre Billaud, Radio Télévision Luxembourg

     November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Volker Handloik, freelance reporter

     November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Johanne Sutton, Radio France Internationale

     November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Marc Brunereau, freelance

     September 5, 2001, in Taloqan/Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan