44 Journalists Killed in 2010/Motive Confirmed



Carlos Alberto Guajardo Romero


Expreso Matamoros
Mexico

Francisco Gomes de Medeiros


Radio Caicó
Brazil

Riad al-Saray


Al-Iraqiya
Iraq

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

43% Broadcast reporter
18% Camera Operator
11% Columnist / Commentator
23% Editor
11% Photographer
14% Internet reporter/writer
27% Print reporter/writer
7% Producer
9% Publisher/Owner
7% Technician
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Medium *

16% Internet
41% Print
25% Radio
45% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

89% Local
11% Foreign
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Murder Victims

22% Taken Captive
59% Threatened
19% Tortured

Type of Death

14% Crossfire/Combat
25% Dangerous Assignment
61% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

96% Complete impunity
4% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

22% Criminal group
22% Government Officials
7% Local Residents
11% Military Officials
26% Mob Violence
7% Paramilitary Group
30% Political Group
30% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

9% Business
30% Corruption
25% Crime
36% Culture
9% Human Rights
52% Politics
9% Sports
30% War
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Freelance

20% 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 2010

  1. Pakistan: 8
  2. Iraq: 5
  3. Honduras: 3
  4. Mexico: 3
  5. Indonesia: 3
  6. Somalia: 2
  7. Thailand: 2
  1. Nigeria: 2
  2. Angola: 2
  3. Afghanistan: 2
  4. Philippines: 2
  5. Cameroon: 1
  6. Belarus: 1
  7. India: 1
  1. Yemen: 1
  2. Uganda: 1
  3. Greece: 1
  4. Brazil: 1
  5. Lebanon: 1
  6. Rwanda: 1

44 Journalists Killed in 2010/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Alfrets Mirulewan, Pelangi Weekly

     December 17, 2010, in Kisar, Maluku Islands, Indonesia

Omar Rasim al-Qaysi, Al-Anbar TV

     December 12, 2010, in Ramadi, Iraq

Pervez Khan, Waqt TV

     December 6, 2010, in Ghalanai, Pakistan

Abdul Wahab, Express News

     December 6, 2010, in Ghalanai, Pakistan

Carlos Alberto Guajardo Romero, Expreso Matamoros

     November 5, 2010, in Matamoros, Mexico

Francisco Gomes de Medeiros, Radio Caicó

     October 18, 2010, in Caicó, Brazil

Tahrir Kadhim Jawad, freelance

     October 4, 2010, in Garma, Iraq

Luis Carlos Santiago, El Diario

     September 16, 2010, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Misri Khan, Ausaf and Mashriq

     September 14, 2010, in Hangu, Pakistan

Paul Kiggundu, TOP Radio and TV

     September 11, 2010, in an area outside Kalisizio, Uganda

Safa al-Din Abdel Hamid, Al-Mosuliya

     September 8, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Riad al-Saray, Al-Iraqiya

     September 7, 2010, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ejaz Raisani, Samaa TV

     September 6, 2010, in Quetta, Pakistan

Alberto Graves Chakussanga, Radio Despertar

     September 5, 2010, in Luanda, Angola

Aleh Byabenin, Charter 97

     September 3, 2010, in an area outside Minsk, Belarus

Barkhat Awale, Hurma Radio

     August 24, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ridwan Salamun, Sun TV

     August 21, 2010, in Tual, Maluku Islands, Indonesia

Assaf Abu Rahal, Al-Akhbar

     August 3, 2010, in an area near Al-Adaysseh, Lebanon

Ardiansyah Matra'is, Merauke TV

     July 30, 2010, in Merauke, Indonesia

Vijay Pratap Singh, Indian Express

     July 20, 2010, in Allahabad, India

Sokratis Giolias, Thema 98.9, Troktiko

     July 19, 2010, in Athens, Greece

Jean-Léonard Rugambage, Umuvugizi

     June 26, 2010, in Kigali, Rwanda

James P. Hunter, Fort Campbell Courier, U.S. military publications

     June 24, 2010, in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Joselito Agustin, DZJC

     June 16, 2010, in Baccara, Philippines

Desidario Camangyan, Sunrise FM

     June 14, 2010, in Manay, Philippines

Ejazul Haq, City-42 TV

     May 28, 2010, in Lahore, Pakistan

Fabio Polenghi, freelance

     May 19, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand

Ghulam Rasool Birhamani, Daily Sindhu Hyderabad

     May 9 or 10, 2010, in Wahi Pandhi, Pakistan

Sardasht Osman, freelance

     May 5, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Sheikh Nur Mohamed Abkey, Radio Mogadishu

     May 4, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Sunday Gyang Bwede, The Light Bearer

     April 24, 2010, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Nathan S. Dabak, The Light Bearer

     April 24, 2010, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Germain Cyrille Ngota Ngota, Cameroon Express

     April 22, 2010, in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Azamat Ali Bangash, Samaa TV

     April 17, 2010, in Orakzai, Pakistan

Malik Arif, Samaa TV

     April 16, 2010, in Quetta, Pakistan

Hiro Muramoto, Reuters

     April 10, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand

Clodomiro Castilla Ospino, El Pulso del Tiempo

     March 19, 2010, in Montería, Colombia

Nahúm Palacios Arteaga, TV Channel 5

     March 14, 2010, in Tocoa, Honduras

David Meza Montesinos, Radio El Patio, Radio America, Channel 45

     March 11, 2010, in La Ceiba, Honduras

Joseph Hernández Ochoa, TV Channel 51

     March 1, 2010, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Muhammad al-Rabou'e, Al-Qahira

     February 13, 2010, in Beni Qais, Yemen

Rupert Hamer, Sunday Mirror

     January 10, 2010, in an area near Nawa, Afghanistan

Stanislas Ocloo, Télévision Togolaise

     January 9, 2010, in Cabinda province, Angola

Valentín Valdés Espinosa, Zócalo de Saltillo

     January 8, 2010, in Saltillo, Mexico



4 Media Workers Killed in 2010

     Terminology explained

Mohammad Sarwar, Aaj TV

     September 3, 2010, in Quetta, Pakistan

Amira Hatem, Al-Arabiya

     July 26, 2010, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mohamed Abd al-Kareem Hadi al-Bayati, Al-Arabiya

     July 26, 2010, in Baghdad, Iraq

Aysar Mahmoud Hamid Zankana, Al-Arabiya

     July 26, 2010, in Baghdad, Iraq



31 Journalists Killed in 2010/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Henry Suazo, Radio HRN, Cablevisión del Atlántico

     December 28, 2010, in La Masica, Honduras

Sun Hongjie, Northern Xinjiang Morning Post

     December 28, 2010, in Kuitun, China

Mehmood Chandio, Awaz

     December 5, 2010, in Mirpurkhas, Pakistan

Mazen Mardan al-Baghdadi, Al-Mosuliya

     November 21, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Lala Hameed Baloch, Daily Intikhab

     November 18, 2010, in an area outside Turbat, Pakistan

Rodolfo Maya Aricape, Radio Payumat

     October 14, 2010, in Caloto, Colombia

Dickson Ssentongo, Prime Radio

     September 13, 2010, in Nantabuliriwa, Uganda

Sayed Hamid Noori, Radio Television Afghanistan

     September 5, 2010, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Adams Ledesma Valenzuela, Mundo Villa and Mundo Villa TV

     September 4, 2010, in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Abdullahi Omar Gedi, Radio Daljir

     August 31, 2010, in Galkayo district, Puntland, Somalia

Israel Zelaya Díaz, Radio Internacional

     August 24, 2010, in an area near San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Miguel Belen, DWEB

     July 31, 2010, in Iriga City, Philippines

Devi Prasad Dhital, Radio Tulsipur FM

     July 22, 2010, in Tulsipur, Nepal

Marco Aurelio Martínez Tijerina, XEDD La Tremenda

     July 10, 2010, in Montemorelos, Mexico

Hugo Alfredo Olivera Cartas, El Día de Michoacán, ADN

     July 6, 2010, in Apatzingán, Mexico

Hem Chandra Pandey (Hemant Pandey), freelance

     July 2, 2010, in Andhra Pradesh, India

María Elvira Hernández Galeana, Nueva Línea

     June 28, 2010, in Coyuca de Benítez, Mexico

Juan Francisco Rodríguez Ríos, El Sol de Acapulco

     June 28, 2010, in Coyuca de Benítez, Mexico

Luis Arturo Mondragón, Channel 19

     June 14, 2010, in El Paraíso, Honduras

Edo Sule Ugbagwu, The Nation

     April 24, 2010, in an area outside Lagos, Nigeria

Jorge Alberto Orellana, Televisión de Honduras

     April 20, 2010, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Patient Chebeya, freelance

     April 5, 2010, in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Metin Alataş, Azadiya Welat

     April 4, 2010, in Adana, Turkey

Manuel Juárez, Radio Super 10

     March 26, 2010, in an area between Catacamas and Juticalpa, Honduras

José Bayardo Mairena, Excélsior

     March 26, 2010, in an area between Catacamas and Juticalpa, Honduras

Evaristo Pacheco Solís, Visión Informativa

     March 12, 2010, in Chilpancingo, Mexico

Arun Singhaniya, Today Group

     March 1, 2010, in Janakpur, Nepal

Jamim Shah, Channel Nepal and Space Time Network

     February 8, 2010, in Kathmandu, Nepal

Jorge Ochoa Martínez, El Sol de la Costa

     January 29, 2010, in Ayutla de los Libres, Mexico

José Luis Romero, Línea Directa

     January 2010, in Los Mochis, Mexico

Bobi Tsankov, freelance

     January 5, 2010, in Sofia, Bulgaria