1222 Journalists Killed since 1992



Jagendra Singh


Freelance
India

Jamal Khalifeh


Freelance
Syria

Danilo López


Prensa Libre
Guatemala

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2016

1992


Statistical Analysis


Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
16% Camera Operator
8% Columnist / Commentator
15% Editor
11% Photographer
6% Internet reporter/writer
27% Print reporter/writer
5% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
2% Technician
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Medium *

14% Internet
49% Print
19% Radio
31% 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
40% Threatened
12% Tortured

Type of Death

22% Crossfire/Combat
12% Dangerous Assignment
65% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

86% Complete impunity
9% Partial justice
4% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

9% Criminal group
16% Government Officials
2% Local Residents
18% Military Officials
1% Mob Violence
5% Paramilitary Group
32% Political Group
17% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
20% Corruption
16% Crime
11% Culture
21% Human Rights
46% Politics
2% Sports
39% War
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Freelance

18% 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: 178
  2. Syria: 106
  3. Philippines: 77
  4. Algeria: 60
  5. Somalia: 59
  6. Pakistan: 59
  7. Russia: 56
  1. Colombia: 47
  2. India: 40
  3. Brazil: 39
  4. Mexico: 37
  5. Afghanistan: 30
  6. Turkey: 25
  7. Bangladesh: 20
  1. Sri Lanka: 19
  2. Bosnia: 19
  3. Rwanda: 17
  4. Tajikistan: 17
  5. Sierra Leone: 16
  6. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 16

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