36 Journalists Murdered in Somalia since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

47% Broadcast reporter
8% Camera Operator
14% Columnist / Commentator
28% Editor
14% Photographer
6% Internet reporter/writer
6% Print reporter/writer
31% Producer
8% Publisher/Owner
6% Technician
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Medium *

11% Internet
17% Print
61% Radio
42% Television
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Gender

97% Male
3% Female
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Local / Foreign

72% Local
28% Foreign
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Murder Victims

3% Taken Captive
31% Threatened
3% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

97% Complete impunity
3% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

11% Criminal group
6% Government Officials
3% Local Residents
8% Military Officials
14% Mob Violence
3% Paramilitary Group
47% Political Group
31% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
6% Corruption
6% Crime
28% Culture
33% Human Rights
61% Politics
3% Sports
47% War
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Freelance

17% 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.


36 Journalists Murdered in Somalia

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Yusuf Ahmed Abukar, Radio Ergo, Mustaqbal Radio

     June 21, 2014, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Mohamud, Universal TV

     October 26, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

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

Abdihared Osman Aden, Shabelle Media Network

     January 18, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Mohamud Turyare, Shabelle Media Network

     October 28, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Farah Ilyas, Universal TV

     October 23, 2012, in Las Anod, Somalia

Hassan Yusuf Absuge, Radio Maanta

     September 21, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Liban Ali Nur, Somali National TV

     September 20, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdisatar Daher Sabriye, Radio Mogadishu

     September 20, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdirahman Yasin Ali, Radio Hamar

     September 20, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Addow Anshur, Shabelle Media Network

     May 24, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Farhan Jeemis Abdulle, Radio Daljir and Simba Radio

     May 2, 2012, in Galkayo, Somalia

Mahad Salad Adan, Shabelle Media Network

     April 5, 2012, in Beledweyne, Somalia

Ali Ahmed Abdi, Freelance

     March 4, 2012, in Galkayo, Somalia

Abukar Hassan Mohamoud, Somaliweyn Radio

     February 28, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hassan Osman Abdi, Shabelle Media Network

     January 28, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan, Freelance

     December 18, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Sheikh Nur Mohamed Abkey, Radio Mogadishu

     May 4, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mukhtar Mohamed Hirabe, Radio Shabelle

     June 8, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Said Tahlil Ahmed, HornAfrik

     February 2, 2009, in Mogadishu , Somalia

Hassan Mayow Hassan, Radio Shabelle

     January 1, 2009, in Afgoye, Somalia

Nasteh Dahir Farah, freelance

     June 7, 2008, in Kismayo, Somalia

Bashiir Noor Gedi, Radio Shabelle

     October 19, 2007, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mahad Ahmed Elmi, Capital Voice

     August 11, 2007, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ali Sharmarke, HornAfrik

     August 11, 2007, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Martin Adler, freelance

     June 23, 2006, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Kate Peyton, BBC

     February 9, 2005, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Marcello Palmisano, RAI

     February 9, 1995, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Pierre Anceaux, freelance

     August 31, 1994, in Baidoa, Somalia

Ilaria Alpi, RAI-3 Television

     March 20, 1994, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Miran Krovatin, RAI-3 Television

     March 20, 1994, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Anthony Macharia, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hansi Krauss, Associated Press

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Dan Eldon, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hosea Maina, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia