13 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2009


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

46% Broadcast reporter
31% Camera Operator
8% Photographer
8% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
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Medium *

8% Internet
15% Print
31% Radio
54% Television
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Gender

85% Male
15% Female
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Local / Foreign

92% Local
8% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

31% Culture
46% Politics
8% Sports
77% War
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Freelance

8% 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.


Crossfire/Combat Deaths by Country in 2009

  1. Somalia: 6
  2. Iraq: 4
  1. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 1
  2. Afghanistan: 1
  1. Sri Lanka: 1

13 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2009

     Terminology explained

Michelle Lang, Calgary Herald and Canwest News Service

     December 30, 2009, in an area south of Kandahar, Afghanistan

Abdulkhafar Abdulkadir, freelance

     December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Amin, Radio Shabelle

     December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hassan Zubeyr, Al-Arabiya

     December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Orhan Hijran, Al-Rasheed

     October 21, 2009, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Mohamud Mohamed Yusuf, Radio IQK

     July 4, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Shoba, O'liveechchu

     May 18 or 19, 2009, in Mullivaikkal, Sri Lanka

Alaa Abdel-Wahab, Al-Baghdadia TV

     May 31, 2009, in Mosul, Iraq

Nur Muse Hussein, Radio IQK

     May 26, 2009, in Beledweyn, Somalia

Abdirisak Mohamed Warsame, Radio Shabelle

     May 22, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Suhaib Adnan, Al-Baghdadia TV

     March 10, 2009, in Abu Ghraib, Iraq

Haidar Hashim Suhail, Al-Baghdadia TV

     March 10, 2009, in Abu Ghraib, Iraq

Basil Ibrahim Faraj, Palestinian Media and Communication Company

     January 7, 2009, in Gaza , Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory