26 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2012


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

12% Broadcast reporter
65% Camera Operator
8% Editor
8% Photographer
4% Internet reporter/writer
8% Print reporter/writer
4% Technician
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Medium *

42% Internet
19% Print
42% Television
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Gender

92% Male
8% Female
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Local / Foreign

88% Local
12% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

50% Human Rights
35% Politics
88% War
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Freelance

38% 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 2012

  1. Syria: 23
  1. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 2
  1. Lebanon: 1

26 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat in 2012

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Abd al-Karim al-Ezzo, Freelance

     December 21, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Naji Asaad, Tishreen

     December 4, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Mohamed Quratem, Enab Baladi

     November 28, 2012, in Darya, Syria

Mohamed al-Khal, Freelance

     November 25, 2012, in Deir al-Zour, Syria

Basel Tawfiq Youssef, Syrian State TV

     November 21, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Hussam Salama, Al-Aqsa

     November 20, 2012, in Gaza Strip, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Mahmoud al-Kumi, Al-Aqsa

     November 20, 2012, in Gaza Strip, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Hozan Abdel Halim Mahmoud, Freelance

     November 19, 2012, in Ras al-Ain, Syria

Mohammed al-Ashram, Al-Ikhbariya

     October 10, 2012, in Deir Al-Zour, Syria

Maya Naser, Press TV

     September 26, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Yusuf Ahmed Deeb, Liwaa Al-Fatih

     September 16, 2012, in Aleppo, Syria

Tamer al-Awam, Freelance

     September 9, 2012, in Aleppo, Syria

Mika Yamamoto, Japan Press

     August 20, 2012, in Aleppo, Syria

Mohammad Shamma, Al-Ikhbariya

     June 27, 2012, in Doursha, Syria

Sami Abu Amin, Al-Ikhbariya

     June 27, 2012, in Doursha, Syria

Ahmed al-Assam, Freelance

     May 28, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Bassel al-Shahade, Freelance

     May 28, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Ahmed Adnan al-Ashlaq, Shaam News Network

     May 27, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Lawrence Fahmy al-Naimi, Shaam News Network

     May 27, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Ammar Mohamed Suhail Zado, Shaam News Network

     May 27, 2012, in Damascus, Syria

Ali Shaaban, Al-Jadeed

     April 9, 2012, in Wadi Khaled, Lebanon

Anas al-Tarsha, Freelance

     February 24, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Rémi Ochlik, Freelance

     February 22, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Marie Colvin, The Sunday Times

     February 22, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Rami al-Sayed, Freelance

     February 21, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Mazhar Tayyara, Freelance

     February 4, 2012, in Homs, Syria