48 Journalists Killed in 2005/Motive Confirmed



Gebran Tueni


Al-Nahar
Lebanon

Firas Maadidi


As-Saffir and Al-Masar
Iraq

Waleed Khaled


Reuters
Iraq

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
8% Camera Operator
23% Columnist / Commentator
17% Editor
6% Photographer
4% Internet reporter/writer
23% Print reporter/writer
15% Producer
2% Publisher/Owner
4% Technician
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Medium *

6% Internet
50% Print
17% Radio
35% Television
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Gender

83% Male
17% Female
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Local / Foreign

96% Local
4% Foreign
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Murder Victims

26% Taken Captive
34% Threatened
3% Tortured

Type of Death

13% Crossfire/Combat
8% Dangerous Assignment
79% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

92% Complete impunity
8% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

18% Criminal group
29% Government Officials
3% Local Residents
5% Military Officials
3% Mob Violence
3% Paramilitary Group
42% Political Group
16% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

2% Business
21% Corruption
17% Crime
4% Culture
8% Human Rights
46% Politics
4% Sports
63% War
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Freelance

13% 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 2005

  1. Iraq: 23
  2. Philippines: 4
  3. Lebanon: 2
  4. Russia: 2
  5. Bangladesh: 2
  6. Sri Lanka: 2
  1. Somalia: 2
  2. Pakistan: 2
  3. Haiti: 1
  4. Nepal: 1
  5. Colombia: 1
  6. Azerbaijan: 1
  1. Mexico: 1
  2. Serbia: 1
  3. Ecuador: 1
  4. Sierra Leone: 1
  5. Libya: 1

48 Journalists Killed in 2005/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Gebran Tueni, Al-Nahar

     December 12, 2005, in Beirut, Lebanon

Gautam Das, Samakal

     November 17, 2005, in Faridpur, Bangladesh

Ahmed Hussein Al-Maliki, Talafar al-Yawm

     November 7, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammed Haroon, Al-Kadiya

     October 19, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Maheshwar Pahari, Rastriya Swabhiman

     October 4, 2005, in Pokhara, Nepal

Firas Maadidi, As-Saffir and Al-Masar

     September 20, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Fakher Haider, The New York Times

     September 19, 2005, in Basra, Iraq

Hind Ismail, As-Saffir

     September 17, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Waleed Khaled, Reuters

     August 28, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Rafed Mahmoud Said al-Anbagy, Diyala TV and Radio

     August 27, 2005, in Baaquba, Iraq

Relangi Selvarajah, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corp.

     August 12, 2005, in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Steven Vincent, freelance

     August 3, 2005, in Basra, Iraq

Harry Yansaneh, For Di People

     July 28, 2005, in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Adnan al-Bayati, TG3

     July 23, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Rolando "Dodong" Morales, DXMD

     July 3, 2005, in Polomolok, Philippines

Khaled al-Attar, Al-Iraqiya

     July 1, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Ahmed Wael Bakri, Al-Sharqiyah

     June 28, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Magomedzagid Varisov, Novoye Delo

     June 28, 2005, in Makhachkala, Russia

Bardhyl Ajeti, Bota Sot

     June 25, 2005, in an area outside Pristina, Serbia

Maha Ibrahim, Baghdad TV

     June 25, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Duniya Muhyadin Nur, Capital Voice

     June 5, 2005, in Afgoye, Somalia

Samir Qassir, Al-Nahar

     June 2, 2005, in Beirut, Lebanon

Daif al-Gahzal al-Shuhaibi, freelance

     June 2, 2005, in outside Benghazi, Libya

Jerges Mahmood Mohamad Suleiman, Nineveh TV

     May 31, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Pavel Makeev, Puls

     May 21, 2005, in Azov, Russia

Ahmed Adam, Al-Mada

     May 15, 2005, in Latifiyah, Iraq

Najem Abed Khudair, Al-Mada

     May 15, 2005, in Latifiyah, Iraq

Philip Agustin, Starline Times Recorder

     May 10, 2005, in Paltic, Philippines

Klein Cantoneros, DXAA-FM

     May 4, 2005, in Dipolog City, Philippines

Dharmeratnam Sivaram, TamilNet and Daily Mirror

     April 29, 2005, in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Saleh Ibrahim, Associated Press Television News

     April 23, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Julio Augusto García Romero, La Bocina and Punto de Vista

     April 19, 2005, in Quito, Ecuador

Ahmed al-Rubai'i, Al-Sabah

     mid-April, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Dolores Guadalupe García Escamilla, Stereo 91

     April 16, 2005, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Saman Abdullah Izzedine, Kirkuk TV

     April 15, 2005, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Fadhil Hazem Fadhil, Al-Hurriya

     April 14, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ali Ibrahim Issa, Al-Hurriya

     April 14, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Robenson Laraque, Tele Contact

     April 4, 2005, in Petit-Goâve, Haiti

Ahmed Jabbar Hashim, Al-Sabah

     April 1, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Marlene Garcia-Esperat, Midland News and DXKR

     March 24, 2005, in Tacurong, Philippines

Hussam Sarsam, Kurdistan TV

     March 14, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Elmar Huseynov, Monitor

     March 2, 2005, in Baku, Azerbaijan

Raeda Wazzan, Al-Iraqiya

     February 25, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Sheikh Belaluddin, Sangram

     February 11, 2005, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Kate Peyton, BBC

     February 9, 2005, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Allah Noor, Khyber TV

     February 7, 2005, in Wana, Pakistan

Amir Nowab, Associated Press Television News and Frontier Post

     February 7, 2005, in Wana, Pakistan

Julio Hernando Palacios Sánchez, Radio Lemas

     January 11, 2005, in Cúcuta, Colombia



3 Media Workers Killed in 2005

     Terminology explained

Ahlam Youssef, Al-Iraqiya

     September 21, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Laiq Ibrahim Nowruz al-Kakaie, Kurdistan TV

     March 10, 2005, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Unidentified, Al-Hurra

     February 25, 2005, in Iskandiriyah, Iraq



11 Journalists Killed in 2005/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

George Benaojan, DYBB and Bantay Balita

     December 1, 2005, in Cebu, Philippines

Robert Ramos, Katapat

     November 20, 2005, in Cabuyao, Philippines

Ricardo "Ding" Uy, DZRS

     November 18, 2005, in Sorsogon City, Philippines

Franck Kangundu, La Référence Plus

     November 3, 2005, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Santi Lamaneenil, Pattaya Post

     November 2, 2005, in outside Pattaya, Thailand

Vasily Grodnikov, Narodnaya Volya

     October 17, 2005, in Minsk, Belarus

Jacques Roche, Le Matin

     July 14, 2005, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Raúl Gibb Guerrero, La Opinión

     April 8, 2005, in Poza Rica, Mexico

Arnulfo Villanueva, Asian Star Express Balita

     February 28, 2005, in Naic, Philippines

Pongkiat Saetang, Had Yai Post

     February 14, 2005, in Had Yai, Thailand

Abdul-Hussein Khazal, Al-Hurra

     February 9, 2005, in Basra, Iraq