25 Journalists Killed in Turkey since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Hrant Dink


Agos
Turkey

Ahmet Taner Kislali


Cumhuriyet
Turkey

Musa Anter


Ozgur Gundem
Turkey

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2016

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

4% Broadcast reporter
16% Columnist / Commentator
32% Editor
48% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

16% Internet
92% Print
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Gender

96% Male
4% Female
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Local / Foreign

84% Local
16% Foreign
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Murder Victims

18% Taken Captive
59% Threatened
5% Tortured

Type of Death

4% Dangerous Assignment
88% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

77% Complete impunity
18% Partial justice
5% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

4% Criminal group
36% Government Officials
4% Local Residents
8% Military Officials
4% Paramilitary Group
40% Political Group
4% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

40% Corruption
4% Crime
16% Culture
44% Human Rights
72% Politics
20% War
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Freelance

4% 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.


25 Journalists Killed in Turkey/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Rohat Aktaş, Azadiya Welat

     January 30 to February 24, 2016, in Cizre, Turkey

Zaher al-Shurqat, Aleppo Today

     April 12, 2016, in Gaziantep, Turkey

Naji Jerf, Hentah, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

     December 27, 2015, in Gaziantep, Turkey

Fares Hamadi, Eye on the Homeland

     October 30, 2015, in Urfa, Turkey

Ibrahim Abd al-Qader, Eye on the Homeland, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

     October 30, 2015, in Urfa, Turkey

Cihan Hayırsevener, Güney Marmara’da Yaşam

     December 19, 2009, in Bandirma, Turkey

Hrant Dink, Agos

     January 19, 2007, in Istanbul, Turkey

Ahmet Taner Kislali, Cumhuriyet

     October 21, 1999, in Ankara, Turkey

Metin Göktepe, Evrensel

     January 8, 1996, in Istanbul, Turkey

Sayfettin Tepe, Yeni Politika

     August 29, 1995, in Batman, Turkey

Erol Akgun, Devrimci Cozum

     September 8, 1994, in Gebze, Turkey

Nazim Babaoglu, Ozgur Gundem

     March 12, 1994, in near Urfa, Turkey

Aysel Malkac, Ozgur Gundem

     August 7, 1993, in Istanbul, Turkey

Ferhat Tepe, Ozgur Gundem

     July 28, 1993, in Bitlis, Turkey

Kemal Kilic, Ozgur Gundem

     February 25, 1993, in Kulunce Village, Turkey

Ugur Mumcu, Cumhuriyet

     January 27, 1993, in Ankara, Turkey

Namik Taranci, Gercek

     November 20, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Musa Anter, Ozgur Gundem

     September 20, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Huseyin Deniz, Ozgur Gundem

     August 9, 1992, in Ceylanpinar, Turkey

Yahya Orhan, Ozgur Gundem

     July 31, 1992, in Gercus, Turkey

Cetin Abayay, Ozgur Halk

     July 29, 1992, in Batman, Turkey

Hafiz Akdemir, Ozgur Gundem

     June 8, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Izzet Kezer, Sabah

     March 23, 1992, in Cizre, Turkey

Cengiz Altun, Yeni Ulke

     February 24, 1992, in Batman, Turkey

Halit Gungen, 2000'e Dogru

     February 9, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey



1 Media Worker Killed in Turkey

     Terminology explained

Kadri Bağdu, Azadiya Welat

     October 14, 2014, in Adana, Turkey



3 Journalists Killed in Turkey/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Metin Alataş, Azadiya Welat

     April 4, 2010, in Adana, Turkey

Yasar Aktay, Freelancer

     November 10, 1992, in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Mecit Akgun, Yeni Ulke

     June 2, 1992, in Nusaybin, Turkey