143 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
24% Camera Operator
3% Columnist / Commentator
9% Editor
17% Photographer
8% Internet reporter/writer
35% Print reporter/writer
6% Producer
4% Publisher/Owner
6% Technician
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Medium *

18% Internet
52% Print
11% Radio
40% Television
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Gender

96% Male
4% Female
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Local / Foreign

87% Local
13% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

9% Business
8% Corruption
13% Crime
13% Culture
32% Human Rights
61% Politics
4% Sports
27% 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.


10 Deadliest Countries

  1. Pakistan: 21
  2. India: 13
  3. Syria: 8
  4. Iraq: 8
  1. Egypt: 8
  2. Russia: 8
  3. Sri Lanka: 5
  4. Somalia: 5
  1. Afghanistan: 5
  2. Thailand: 4

Portraits of Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment

Camille Lepage

, Freelance, May 2014, in Bouar region, Central African Republic

Mick Deane

, Sky News, August 14, 2013, in Cairo, Egypt

Sattar Beheshti

, Freelance, November 3, 2012, in Tehran, Iran

Daudi Mwangosi

, Channel Ten, September 2, 2012, in Iringa, Tanzania

Gilles Jacquier

, France 2, January 11, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Basil al-Sayed

, Freelance, December 27, 2011, in Homs, Syria

Gelson Domingos da Silva

, Bandeirantes TV, November 6, 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Noramfaizul Mohd

, Bernama TV, September 2, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Karim Fakhrawi

, Al-Wasat, April 12, 2011, in Manama, Bahrain

Sabah al-Bazi

, Al-Arabiya, March 29, 2011, in Tikrit, Iraq

Lucas Mebrouk Dolega

, European Pressphoto Agency, January 17, 2011, in Tunis, Tunisia

Carlos Alberto Guajardo Romero

, Expreso Matamoros, November 5, 2010, in Matamoros, Mexico

Fabio Polenghi

, freelance, May 19, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand

Germain Cyrille Ngota Ngota

, Cameroon Express, April 22, 2010, in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Hiro Muramoto

, Reuters, April 10, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand

Stanislas Ocloo

, Télévision Togolaise, January 9, 2010, in Cabinda province, Angola

Sultan Mohammed Munadi

, The New York Times, September 9, 2009, in an area near Kunduz, Afghanistan

Omidreza Mirsayafi

, Rooznegar, March 18, 2009, in Tehran, Iran

Ando Ratovonirina

, Radio Télévision Analamanga, February 7, 2009, in Antananarivo, Madagascar

Ashok Sodhi

, Daily Excelsior, May 11, 2008, in Samba, India

Carsten Thomassen

, Dagbladet, January 15, 2008, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Kenji Nagai

, APF News, September 27, 2007, in Rangoon, Burma

Fesshaye "Joshua" Yohannes

, Setit, on an unknown date (death disclosed February 2007), in unknown location, Eritrea

Bradley Will

, freelance, October 27, 2006, in Santa Lucía del Camino, Mexico

Adlan Khasanov

, Reuters, May 9, 2004, in Grozny, Russia

Ricardo Ortega

, Antena 3, March 7, 2004, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

William Biggart

, freelance, September 11, 2001, in New York City, USA

Pradeep Bhatia

, The Hindustan Times, August 10, 2000, in Srinagar, India

Vincent Rodriguez

, DZMM Radio, May 23, 2000, in Sasmuan, Philippines

Roberto Martínez

, Prensa Libre, April 27, 2000, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Aleksandr Sidelnikov

, Lennauchfilm Studio, October 4, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Rory Peck

, ARD Television Company, October 3, 1993, in Moscow, Russia

Shirindzhon Amirdzhonov

, Tajikistan Radio, May 7, 1992, in 1992, Tajikistan