631 Journalists Killed with Complete Impunity since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

28% Broadcast reporter
8% Camera Operator
13% Columnist / Commentator
23% Editor
8% Photographer
5% Internet reporter/writer
33% Print reporter/writer
8% Producer
9% Publisher/Owner
3% Technician
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Medium *

7% Internet
58% Print
25% Radio
26% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

94% Local
6% Foreign
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Victims of Unsolved Murders

22% Taken Captive
36% Threatened
13% Tortured

Suspected Source of Fire

14% Criminal group
24% Government Officials
4% Local Residents
8% Military Officials
4% Mob Violence
8% Paramilitary Group
34% Political Group
23% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

8% Business
28% Corruption
20% Crime
14% Culture
18% Human Rights
50% Politics
5% Sports
29% War
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Freelance

13% 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.


Top 20 Countries, Cases of Complete Impunity

  1. Iraq: 103
  2. Philippines: 67
  3. Algeria: 57
  4. Colombia: 36
  5. Somalia: 35
  6. Russia: 32
  7. Pakistan: 30
  1. Mexico: 24
  2. Brazil: 19
  3. India: 18
  4. Rwanda: 15
  5. Tajikistan: 14
  6. Turkey: 14
  7. Bangladesh: 11
  1. Syria: 10
  2. Sri Lanka: 10
  3. Sierra Leone: 9
  4. Cambodia: 8
  5. Afghanistan: 8
  6. Nigeria: 7

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