56 Journalists Killed in 1993/Motive Confirmed



Rory Peck


ARD Television Company
Russia

Andrei Soloviev


ITAR-TASS
Georgia

Dan Eldon


Reuters
Somalia

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

20% Broadcast reporter
9% Camera Operator
4% Columnist / Commentator
13% Editor
9% Photographer
36% Print reporter/writer
5% Producer
9% Publisher/Owner
5% Technician
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Medium *

59% Print
13% Radio
30% Television
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Gender

91% Male
9% Female
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Local / Foreign

79% Local
21% Foreign
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Murder Victims

21% Taken Captive
18% Threatened
8% Tortured

Type of Death

14% Crossfire/Combat
18% Dangerous Assignment
68% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

84% Complete impunity
11% Partial justice
5% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

5% Criminal group
21% Government Officials
3% Local Residents
5% Military Officials
13% Mob Violence
8% Paramilitary Group
26% Political Group
18% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

11% Business
16% Corruption
9% Crime
9% Culture
16% Human Rights
45% Politics
29% War
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Freelance

11% 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 1993

  1. Russia: 8
  2. Algeria: 8
  3. Bosnia: 5
  4. Somalia: 5
  5. Tajikistan: 5
  6. Turkey: 4
  7. Colombia: 4
  1. Georgia: 3
  2. Angola: 3
  3. India: 2
  4. Venezuela: 1
  5. Lebanon: 1
  6. South Africa: 1
  7. El Salvador: 1
  1. Lithuania: 1
  2. Peru: 1
  3. Honduras: 1
  4. Philippines: 1
  5. USA: 1

56 Journalists Killed in 1993/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

María Carlin Fernández, Peruvian Radio and Television Network

     December 10, 1993, in Chimbote, Peru

David Bolkvadze, Worldwide Television News

     October 28, 1993, in Kobi, Georgia

Dona St. Plite, WKAT, Miami

     October 24, 1993, in Miami, USA

Tabarali Saidaliev, Ba Pesh

     October 21, 1993, Tajikistan

Smail Yefsah, Algerian State Television

     October 18, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Mustafa Abada, Algerian State Television

     October 14, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Vitas Lingis, Republica

     October 12, 1993, Lithuania

Djamel Bouhidel, Nouveau Tell

     October 5, 1993, in Blida, Algeria

Aleksandr Smirnov, Molodyozhny Kuryer

     October 4, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Aleksandr Sidelnikov, Lennauchfilm Studio

     October 4, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Sergei Krasilnikov, Ostankino Television Company

     October 3, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Yvan Scopan, TF-1 Television Company

     October 3, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Vladimir Drobyshev, Nature and Man

     October 3, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Igor Belozyorov, Ostankino State Broadcasting Company

     October 3, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Rory Peck, ARD Television Company

     October 3, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Bienvenido Lemos, Caracol Radio

     September 30, 1993, in Buenaventura, Colombia

Abderrahmane Chergou, Freelance

     September 28, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Manuel Martínez Espinoza, Radio Super

     September 28, 1993, in Popayan, Colombia

Andrei Soloviev, ITAR-TASS

     September 27, 1993, in Sukhumi, Georgia

Alexandra Tuttle, The Wall Street Journal

     September 22, 1993, in Sukhumi, Georgia

Saad Bakhtaoui, El-Minbar

     September 10, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Elpidio Inacio, Televisao Popular de Angola

     August 23, 1993, in Kuito, Angola

Abdelhamid Benmeni, Algérie-Actualité

     August 9, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Aysel Malkac, Ozgur Gundem

     August 7, 1993, in Istanbul, Turkey

Rabah Zenati, Algerian State Television

     August 3, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Ferhat Tepe, Ozgur Gundem

     July 28, 1993, in Bitlis, Turkey

Ahmed Haidar, Al-Manar Television

     July 26, 1993, in Beirut, Lebanon

Anthony Macharia, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hansi Krauss, Associated Press

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Dan Eldon, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hosea Maina, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ibrahim Goskel, Freelancer

     July 10, 1993, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Olimjon Yorasonov

     June or July 1993, Tajikistan

Tasar Omer, Freelance

     June 27, 1993, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Jean-Claude Jumel, TF-1

     June 18, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Dominique Lonneux, Freelancer

     June 2, 1993, in western Herzegovina, Bosnia

Tahar Djaout, Ruptures

     June 2, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Guido Puletti, Freelancer

     May 29, 1993, in central Bosnia, Bosnia

Pirimkul Sattori, Khatlon

     May 28, 1993, in Kurgan-Tiube, Tajikistan

Dinesh Pathak, Sandesh

     May 22, 1993, in Baroda, India

Jose Manuel, Benguela Province Radio

     May 1, 1993, in Benguel, Angola

Jose Maria dos Santos, Radio Morena

     May 1, 1993, in Benguel, Angola

Carlos Grant, El Tiempo

     April 26, 1993, in El Progreso, Honduras

Calvin Thusago, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)

     April 23, 1993, in an area near Sharpeville, South Africa

Carlos Lajud Catalan, ABC Radio

     April 19, 1993, in Barranquilla, Colombia

Dmitry Krikoryants, Expresskhronika

     April 14, 1993, in Grozny, Russia

Eustorgio Colmenares, La Opinión

     March 12, 1993, in Cucuta, Colombia

Zukhuruddin Suyari, Todzhikiston

     March 1, 1993, in Kurgan-Tiube, Tajikistan

Kemal Kilic, Ozgur Gundem

     February 25, 1993, in Kulunce Village, Turkey

Bhola Nath Masoom, Hind Samachar

     January 31, 1993, in Rajpura, India

Ugur Mumcu, Cumhuriyet

     January 27, 1993, in Ankara, Turkey

María Veronica Tessari, Colombian Media

     January 15, 1993, in Caracas, Venezuela

Romeo Lagaspi, Voice of Zambales

     January 11, 1993, in 1993, Philippines

Karmela Sojanovic, Oslobodjenje

     January 10, 1993, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Saidmurod Yerov, Farkhang

     January 1993, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Francisco Parada

     January 1, 1993, in San Salvado, El Salvador



16 Journalists Killed in 1993/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Ding Sade, Cotabato News

     November 22, 1993, in Cotabato City, Philippines

Rosauro Lao, Cotabato News

     November 22, 1993, in Cotabato City, Philippines

Mario Bonino, Union de Trabajadores

     November 15, 1993, in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Laurent Bisset, Radio Congo

     November 4, 1993, in Bacongo, Republic of Congo

Kishvaroy Sharifova, Navidi Vakhsh

     October 1, 1993, in an unknown place, Tajikistan

Emma Podobed, Narodnaya Gazeta

     September 1993, in an unknown place, Tajikistan

Tokhirjon Azimov, Maktabi Sovieti

     June or July 1993, in an unknown place, Tajikistan

Sharif Ahrorov, Local newspaper in Kuibishev District

     July 1, 1993, in Place of death unknown, Tajikistan

Sharofuddin Kosimov, Navidi Vakhsh

     June or July 1993, in an unknown place, Tajikistan

Zikrullo Valiev, Khalqi Ovozi

     summer 1993, in an unknown place, Tajikistan

Ranko Elez, Radio Foca

     June 10, 1993, in an area near Foca, Bosnia

Saidjonol Fakhriddinov, Navidi Vakhsh

     June 1, 1993, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Callixte Kalissa, Television Rwandaise

     April 6, 1993, in Kigali, Rwanda

Zeljko Ruzicic, Muslim Radio

     February 2, 1993, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Milos Vulovic, Serbian Radio

     January 30, 1993, in Ilidza, Bosnia

Zivko Filipovic, Srpsko Slovo

     January 30, 1993, in Ilidza, Bosnia