51 Journalists Killed in 1995/Motive Confirmed



John Schofield


BBC
Croatia

Brian Smith


CJOH-TV
Canada

Natalya Alyakina


Focus and RUFA
Russia

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

20% Broadcast reporter
8% Camera Operator
4% Columnist / Commentator
24% Editor
2% Photographer
31% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
6% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

65% Print
14% Radio
24% Television
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Gender

86% Male
14% Female
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Local / Foreign

90% Local
10% Foreign
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Murder Victims

14% Taken Captive
16% Threatened
7% Tortured

Type of Death

14% Crossfire/Combat
86% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

95% Complete impunity
5% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

6% Criminal group
8% Government Officials
6% Local Residents
16% Military Officials
12% Political Group
53% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

14% Business
14% Corruption
8% Crime
24% Culture
6% Human Rights
25% Politics
8% Sports
29% War
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Freelance

2% 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 1995

  1. Algeria: 24
  2. Russia: 8
  3. Brazil: 4
  4. Colombia: 3
  5. Angola: 1
  6. Tajikistan: 1
  1. Azerbaijan: 1
  2. Canada: 1
  3. Ukraine: 1
  4. Somalia: 1
  5. Mexico: 1
  6. Dominican Republic: 1
  1. Burundi: 1
  2. Croatia: 1
  3. Turkey: 1
  4. India: 1

51 Journalists Killed in 1995/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Vadim Alferyev, Segodnyashnyaya Gazeta

     December 27, 1995, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Shamkhan Kagirov, Rossiskaya Gazeta and Vozrozheniye

     December 13, 1995, in near Grozny, Russia

Mohyedin Alempour, BBC

     December 12, 1995, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Ernesto Acero Cadena, Informador Socioeconómico

     December 12, 1995, in Armenia, Colombia

Khadija Dahmani, Echourouk al-Arabi

     December 5, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Hamid Mahiout, Liberté

     December 2, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Gabriel Cruz Díaz, El Heraldo

     November 11, 1995, in Chinu, Colombia

Saïda Djebaili, Al-Hayat al-Arabia

     October 17, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Omar Ouartilan, El-Khabar

     October 3, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Mushtaq Ali, Agence France-Presse and Asian News International

     September 10, 1995, in Srinagar, India

Saïd Brahimi, Algerian State Television

     September 9, 1995, in Cherarda, Algeria

Brahim Guaraoui, El-Moudjahid

     September 4, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Yasmina Brikh, Algerian Radio

     September 4, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Saïd Tazrout, Le Matin

     September 3, 1995, in Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria

Sayfettin Tepe, Yeni Politika

     August 29, 1995, in Batman, Turkey

Reinaldo Coutinho da Silva, Cachoeiras Jornal

     August 29, 1995, in São Gonçalo, Brazil

Ameur Ouagueni, Le Matin

     August 20, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Ivan Darío Pelayo, Llanorámica

     August 17, 1995, in Puerto Rondón, Colombia

John Schofield, BBC

     August 9, 1995, in Virginmost, Croatia

Naïma Hammouda, Révolution Africaine

     August 2, 1995, in Saoula, Algeria

Brian Smith, CJOH-TV

     August 1, 1995, in Ottawa, Canada

Juan Carlos Vásquez, Ultima Hora

     July 2, 1995, in an area near Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Ahmed (aka Hakim) Takouchet, Radio Cirta

     June 18, 1995, in Constantine, Algeria

Natalya Alyakina, Focus and RUFA

     June 17, 1995, in Budyonnovsk, Russia

Farkhad Kerimov, Associated Press TV

     May 29, 1995, in Chechnya, Russia

Mourad Hmaizi, Algerian State Television

     May 27, 1995, in Baraki, Algeria

Bakhti Benaouda, El-Djoumhouria

     May 22, 1995, in Oran, Algeria

Malika Sabour, Echourouk al-Arabi

     May 21, 1995, in Reghaia, Algeria

Azzedine Saidj, El-Ouma

     May 15, 1995, in near Algiers, Algeria

Aristeu Guida da Silva, A Gazeta de São Fidélis

     May 12, 1995, in São Fidélis, Brazil

Marcos Borges Ribeiro, Independente

     May 1, 1995, in Rio Verde, Brazil

Vladimir Ivanov, The Glory of Sevastopol

     April 18, 1995, in Sevastopol, Ukraine

Vincent Francis, Worldwide Television News (WTN)

     April 5, 1995, in near Bujumbura, Burundi

Mekhlouf Boukzer, Algerian State Television

     April 4, 1995, in Constantine, Algeria

Rachida Hammadi, Algerian State Television

     March 31, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Mohamed Abderrahmani, El-Moudjahid

     March 27, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Zaqueu de Oliveira, Gazeta de Barroso

     March 21 1995, in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Ali Boukerbache, Media-TV

     March 21, 1995, in near Algiers, Algeria

Adil Bunyatov, Reuters TV and Turan News Agency

     March 17, 1995, in Baku, Azerbaijan

Vladislav Listyev, Russian Public Television (OTR)

     March 1, 1995, in Moscow, Russia

Viatcheslav Rudnev, Freelancer

     February 17, 1995, in Kaluga, Russia

Djamel Ziater, El-Djoumhouria

     February 17, 1995, in near Oran, Algeria

Marcello Palmisano, RAI

     February 9, 1995, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ruperto Armenta Gerardo, El Regional

     February 5, 1995, in Guasave, Mexico

Nacer Ouari, Algerian State Television

     February 1, 1995, in Sidi Moussa, Algeria

Ricardo de Mello, Imparcial Fax

     January 18, 1995, in Luanda, Angola

Abdelhamid Yahiaoui, El-Chaab

     January 12, 1995, in Baraki, Algiers, Algeria

Jochen Piest, Stern

     January, 10, 1995, in Chervlyonna, Russia

Ali Abboud, Radio Chaine 1

     January 7, 1995, in Birkhadem, Algeria

Zineddine Aliou Salah, Liberté

     January 6, 1995, in near Blida, Algeria

Vladimir Zhitarenko, Krasnaya Zvezda

     January 1, 1995, in Grozny, Russia



10 Journalists Killed in 1995/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Sasa Kolevski, Bosnian Serb Television

     September 23, 1995, in Mount Ozren, Bosnia

Hussein Musa Njuki, Assalaam

     August 28, 1995, in Kampala, Uganda

Andrew Shumack, Freelancer

     July 28, 1995, in an unknown place, Russia

Sergei Ivanov, Nevskoye Vremya

     June 15, 1995, in an unknown place, Russia

Pamphile Simbizi, National Radio and Television of Burundi

     June 7, 1995, in Bujumbura, Burundi

Viktor Frelix, Freelancer journalist and publisher

     June 2, 1995, in L'vov, Ukraine

Maxim Chabalin, Nevskoye Vremya

     March 1, 1995, in an unknown place, Russia

Felix Titov, Nevskoye Vremya

     March 1, 1995, in an unknown place, Russia

Alberto Antoniotti Monge, El Gráfico

     January 29, 1995, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Tarsem Singh Purewal, Desh Pardesh

     January 24, 1995, in London, UK