31 Journalists Murdered in 2013


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2014

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

52% Broadcast reporter
19% Camera Operator
13% Columnist / Commentator
26% Editor
19% Photographer
10% Internet reporter/writer
19% Print reporter/writer
13% Producer
6% Publisher/Owner
10% Technician
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Medium *

10% Internet
29% Print
35% Radio
55% Television
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Gender

90% Male
10% Female
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Local / Foreign

90% Local
10% Foreign
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Murder Victims

19% Taken Captive
55% Threatened

Impunity in Murder Cases

94% Complete impunity
6% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

16% Criminal group
23% Government Officials
6% Local Residents
6% Military Officials
6% Mob Violence
6% Paramilitary Group
35% Political Group
45% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
29% Corruption
26% Crime
39% Culture
19% Human Rights
74% Politics
6% Sports
35% War
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Freelance

16% 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.


Murders by Country in 2013

  1. Iraq: 9
  2. Somalia: 4
  3. Philippines: 3
  4. Syria: 3
  1. Brazil: 3
  2. Russia: 2
  3. Mali: 2
  4. India: 2
  1. Colombia: 1
  2. Bangladesh: 1
  3. Pakistan: 1

31 Journalists Murdered in 2013

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Jamal Abdul-Nasser Sami, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Raad Yassin Al-Baddi, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Wassan Al-Azzawi, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Nawras al-Nuaimi, Al-Mosuliya TV

     December 15, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Sai Reddy, Deshbandhu

     December 6, 2013, in Bijapur District, India

Kawa Garmyane, Rayel, Awene

     December 5, 2013, in Kalar, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

Yasser Faisal al-Jumaili, Freelance

     December 4, 2013, in Idlib, Syria

Joas Dignos, DXGT Radio

     November 29, 2013, in Valencia City, Philippines

Alaa Edward Butros, Freelance

     November 24, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Claude Verlon, Radio France Internationale

     November 1, 2013, in Kidal, Mali

Ghislaine Dupont, Radio France Internationale

     November 1, 2013, in Kidal, Mali

Mohammad Saeed, Al-Arabiya

     October 29, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Mohamed Mohamud, Universal TV

     October 26, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Bashar al-Nuaimi, Al-Mosuliya TV

     October 24, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Ayub Khattak, Karak Times

     October 11, 2013, in Karak District, Pakistan

Mohammed Ghanem, Al-Sharqiyah

     October 5, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammed Karim al-Badrani, Al-Sharqiyah

     October 5, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Édison Alberto Molina, Puerto Berrío Stereo

     September 11, 2013, in Puerto Berrío, Colombia

Fernando Solijon, DxLS Love Radio

     August 29, 2013, in Iligan City, Philippines

Narendra Dabholkar, Sadhana

     August 20, 2013, in Pune, India

Mario Sy, Freelance

     August 1, 2013, in General Santos City, Philippines

Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev, Novoye Delo

     July 9, 2013, in Semender, Russia

Liban Abdullahi Farah, Kalsan TV

     July 7, 2013, in Puntland, Somalia

Mohamed Ibrahim Raage, Radio Mogadishu, Somali National Television

     April 21, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Walgney Assis Carvalho, Freelance

     April 14, 2013, in Coronel Fabriciano, Brazil

Mikhail Beketov, Khimkinskaya Pravda

     April 8, 2013, in Khimki, Russia

Rodrigo Neto, Rádio Vanguarda and Vale do Aço

     March 8, 2013, in Ipatinga, Brazil

Mafaldo Bezerra Goes, FM Rio Jaguaribe

     February 22, 2013, in Jaguaribe, Brazil

Ahmed Rajib Haider, Freelance

     February 15, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abdihared Osman Aden, Shabelle Media Network

     January 18, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Suhail Mahmoud al-Ali, Dunya TV

     January 4, 2013, in Damascus, Syria