12 Journalists Murdered in Afghanistan since 1992


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1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

33% Broadcast reporter
17% Camera Operator
8% Editor
8% Photographer
33% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

50% Print
42% Radio
17% Television
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Gender

75% Male
25% Female
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Local / Foreign

42% Local
58% Foreign
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Murder Victims

58% Taken Captive
25% Threatened

Impunity in Murder Cases

67% Complete impunity
33% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

17% Criminal group
8% Local Residents
33% Paramilitary Group
17% Political Group
25% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

8% Crime
8% Human Rights
42% Politics
75% 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.


12 Journalists Murdered in Afghanistan

     Terminology explained

Abdul Samad Rohani, BBC and Pajhwok Afghan News

     June 7 or 8, 2008, in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan

Zakia Zaki, Sada-i-Sulh

     June 4, 2007, in Parwan province, Afghanistan

Ajmal Naqshbandi, freelance

     April 8, 2007, in Helmand province, Afghanistan

Christian Struwe, freelance

     October 7, 2006, in Baghlan, Afghanistan

Karen Fischer, freelance

     October 7, 2006, in Baghlan, Afghanistan

Ulf Strömberg, TV4

     November 26, 2001, in Taloqan, Afghanistan

Harry Burton, Reuters Television

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Azizullah Haidari, Reuters

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Julio Fuentes, El Mundo

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Maria Grazia Cutuli, Corriere della Serra

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Mahmoud Saremi, Iranian News Agency (IRNA)

     August 8, 1998, in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

Mirwais Jalil, BBC World Service

     July 29, 1994, in an area near Kabul, Afghanistan