57 Journalists Killed in 2006/Motive Confirmed



Maksim Maksimov


Gorod
Russia

Bradley Will


freelance
Mexico

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

30% Broadcast reporter
16% Camera Operator
14% Columnist / Commentator
14% Editor
11% Photographer
4% Internet reporter/writer
19% Print reporter/writer
9% Producer
2% Publisher/Owner
7% Technician
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Medium *

4% Internet
40% Print
19% Radio
42% Television
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Gender

86% Male
14% Female
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Local / Foreign

89% Local
11% Foreign
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Murder Victims

14% Taken Captive
55% Threatened
8% Tortured

Type of Death

11% Crossfire/Combat
4% Dangerous Assignment
86% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

92% Complete impunity
6% Partial justice
2% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

6% Criminal group
16% Government Officials
4% Local Residents
4% Military Officials
2% Mob Violence
6% Paramilitary Group
59% Political Group
16% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
21% Corruption
5% Crime
11% Culture
33% Human Rights
33% Politics
7% Sports
63% War
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Freelance

23% 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 2006

  1. Iraq: 32
  2. Philippines: 4
  3. Russia: 3
  4. Afghanistan: 3
  5. Colombia: 2
  6. Mexico: 2
  1. Pakistan: 2
  2. Sudan: 1
  3. India: 1
  4. Somalia: 1
  5. Turkmenistan: 1
  6. Sri Lanka: 1
  1. Venezuela: 1
  2. Indonesia: 1
  3. Lebanon: 1
  4. China: 1

57 Journalists Killed in 2006/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Aswan Ahmed Lutfallah, APTN

     December 12, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Nabil Ibrahim al-Dulaimi, Radio Dijla

     December 4, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Maksim Maksimov, Gorod

     November 30, 2006, in St. Petersburg, Russia

Roberto Marcos García, Testimonio and Alarma

     November 21, 2006, in Mandinga y Matoza, Mexico

Luma al-Karkhi, Al-Dustour

     November 15, 2006, in Baqubah, Iraq

Muhammad al-Ban, Al-Sharqiya

     November 13, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Naqshin Hamma Rashid, Atyaf

     October 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Bradley Will, freelance

     October 27, 2006, in Santa Lucía del Camino, Mexico

Saed Mahdi Shlash, Rayat al-Arab

     October 26, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hussein Ali, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ahmad Sha'ban, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Thaker al-Shouwili, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Noufel al-Shimari, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Abdul-Rahim Nasrallah al-Shimari, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Anna Politkovskaya, Novaya Gazeta

     October 7, 2006, in Moscow, Russia

Christian Struwe, freelance

     October 7, 2006, in Baghlan, Afghanistan

Karen Fischer, freelance

     October 7, 2006, in Baghlan, Afghanistan

Ahmed Riyadh al-Karbouli, Baghdad TV

     September 18, 2006, in Ramadi, Iraq

Ogulsapar Muradova, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

     September 2006, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Safa Isma'il Enad, freelance

     September 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Abdel Karim al-Rubai, Al-Sabah

     September 9, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mohammed Taha Mohammed Ahmed, Al-Wifaq

     September 6, 2006, in Khartoum, Sudan

Atilano Segundo Pérez Barrios, Radio Vigía de Todelar

     August 22, 2006, in Cartagena, Colombia

Mohammad Abbas Mohammad, Al-Bayinnah al-Jadida

     August 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ismail Amin Ali, freelance

     August 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Riyad Muhammad Ali, Talafar al-Yawm

     July 30, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Adel Naji al-Mansouri , Al-Alam

     July 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Layal Najib, freelance

     July 23, 2006, in Sadiqeen, Lebanon

Abdul Qodus, Aryana TV

     July 22, 2006, in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Armando Pace, DXDS

     July 18, 2006, in Digos City, Philippines

Martin Adler, freelance

     June 23, 2006, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Maricel Vigo, DXND

     June 19, 2006, in Mindanao, Philippines

George Vigo, Union of Catholic Asian News

     June 19, 2006, in Mindanao, Philippines

Hayatullah Khan, freelance

     June 16, 2006, in Miran Shah, Pakistan

Ibrahim Seneid, Al-Bashara

     June 13, 2006, in Fallujah, Iraq

Ali Jaafar, Al-Iraqiya

     May 31, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Paul Douglas, CBS

     May 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

James Brolan, CBS

     May 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Munir Ahmed Sangi, Kawish Television Network

     May 29, 2006, in Larkana, Pakistan

Fernando Batul, DZRH and DYPR

     May 22, 2006, in Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Laith al-Dulaimi, Al-Nahrain

     May 8, 2006, in south of Baghdad, Iraq

Herliyanto, Radar Surabaya and Jimber News Visioner

     April 29, 2006, in Probolinggo, Indonesia

Jorge Aguirre, Cadena Capriles (El Mundo)

     April 5, 2006, in Caracas, Venezuela

So'oud Muzahim al-Shoumari, Al-Baghdadia

     April 4, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Kamal Manahi Anbar, freelance

     March 26, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Gustavo Rojas Gabalo, Radio Panzenú

     March 20, 2006, in Montería, Colombia

Muhsin Khudhair, Alef Ba

     March 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Amjad Hameed, Al-Iraqiya

     March 11, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Munsuf Abdallah al-Khaldi, Baghdad TV

     March 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Atwar Bahjat, Al-Arabiya

     February 23, 2006, in Samarra, Iraq

Adnan Khairallah, Wasan Productions and Al-Arabiya

     February 23, 2006, in Samarra, Iraq

Khaled Mahmoud al-Falahi, Wasan Productions and Al-Arabiya

     February 23, 2006, in Samarra, Iraq

Wu Xianghu, Taizhou Wanbao

     February 2, 2006, in Taizhou, China

Mahmoud Za'al, Baghdad TV

     January 25, 2006, in Ramadi, Iraq

Subramaniyam Sugitharajah, Sudar Oli

     January 24, 2006, in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Vagif Kochetkov, Trud and Tulsky Molodoi Kommunar

     January 8, 2006, in Tula, Russia

Prahlad Goala, Asomiya Khabar

     January 6, 2006, in Golaghat, India



17 Media Workers Killed in 2006

     Terminology explained

Anis Qassem, Atyaf (Iraqi Media Network)

     October 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ali Hlayel, Atyaf (Iraqi Media Network)

     October 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Maher, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Sami Nasrallahal-Shimari , Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Unidentified, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hassan [full name unavailable], Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ahmad [full name unavailable], Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Maher, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad,

Ali Jabber, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Bahgdad, Iraq

Jassem Hamad Ibrahim, Al-Iraqiya

     October 4, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Unidentified, Al-Sabah

     August 27, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Suleiman al-Chidiac, Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation

     July 22, 2006, in Fatqa, Lebanon

Muazaz Ahmed Barood, Al-Nahrain

     May 8, 2006, in between Baghdad and Mada'in, Iraq

Isma'il Muhammad Khalal, Al-Sabah

     May 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Anwar Turki, Al-Iraqiya

     March 11, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mohammad Siddik, Voice of America

     February 17, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Allan Enwiyah, freelance

     January 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq



29 Journalists Killed in 2006/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Yasin al-Dulaimi, Radio Al-Mustaqbal

     December 26, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Godwin Agbroko, ThisDay

     December 22, 2006, Nigeria

Andres Acosta, DZJC

     December 20, 2006, in Batac, Philippines

Ponciano Grande, DWJJ

     December 7, 2006, in Cabantuan City, Philippines

Adolfo Sánchez Guzmán, Orizaba en Vivo

     November 30, 2006, in Mendoza, Mexico

José Manuel Nava Sánchez, El Sol de México

     November 16, 2006, in Mexico City, Mexico

Misael Tamayo Hernández, El Despertar de la Costa

     November 10, 2006, in Ixtapa, Mexico

Ahmad al-Rashid, Al-Sharqiya

     November 3, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mohammad Ismail, Pakistan Press International

     November 1, 2006, in Islamabad, Pakistan

Raed Qays, Sawt al-Iraq

     October 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Azad Muhammad Hussein, Radio Dar Al-Salam

     October 10, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hadi Anawi al-Joubouri, freelance

     September 12, 2006, in Diyala, Iraq

Eduardo Maas Bol, Radio Punto

     September 9, 2006, in Cobán, Guatemala

Jesús Rafael Flores Rojas, La Región

     August 23, 2006, in El Tigre, Venezuela

Sinnathamby Sivamaharajah, Namathu Eelanadu

     August 20, 2006, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Enrique Perea Quintanilla, Dos Caras, Una Verdad

     August 9, 2006, in Chihuahua, Mexico

Milton Fabián Sánchez, Yumbo Estéreo

     August 9, 2006, in Yumbo, Colombia

Yevgeny Gerasimenko, Saratovsky Rasklad

     July 26, 2006, in Saratov, Russia

Bapuwa Mwamba, freelance

     July 8, 2006, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sampath Lakmal, Sathdina

     July 1, 2006, in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Osama Qadir, freelance

     June 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Alaa Hassan, Inter Press Service

     June 28, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Arun Narayan Dekate, Tarun Bharat

     June 10, 2006, in Nagpur, India

Abdel Majid al-Mehmedawi, freelance

     May 5, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Orlando Tapios Mendoza, freelance

     April 4, 2006, in Tarlac, Philippines

Jaime Arturo Olvera Bravo, freelance

     March 9, 2006, in La Piedad, Mexico

Ilya Zimin, NTV

     February 26, 2006, in Moscow, Russia

José Luis León Desiderio, Radio Minutera

     February 13, 2006, in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Rolly Cañete, freelance

     January 20, 2006, in Pagadian City, Philippines