213 Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
40% Camera Operator
2% Columnist / Commentator
5% Editor
19% Photographer
5% Internet reporter/writer
19% Print reporter/writer
7% Producer
2% Publisher/Owner
6% Technician
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Medium *

21% Internet
33% Print
12% Radio
47% Television
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Gender

94% Male
6% Female
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Local / Foreign

68% Local
32% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

2% Business
2% Corruption
2% Crime
8% Culture
20% Human Rights
22% Politics
6% Sports
87% War
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Freelance

31% 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. Iraq: 53
  2. Syria: 49
  3. Bosnia: 13
  4. Somalia: 12
  1. Russia: 12
  2. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 11
  3. Afghanistan: 9
  4. Georgia: 7
  1. Lebanon: 6
  2. Yugoslavia: 6

Portraits of Journalists Killed in Crossfire / Combat

Molhem Barakat

, Freelance, December 20, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Yara Abbas

, Al-Ikhbariya, May 27, 2013, in Al-Qusayr, Syria

Olivier Voisin

, Freelance, February 24, 2013, in Antakya, Turkey

Yves Debay

, Assault, January 17, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Hozan Abdel Halim Mahmoud

, Freelance, November 19, 2012, in Ras al-Ain, Syria

Yusuf Ahmed Deeb

, Liwaa Al-Fatih, September 16, 2012, in Aleppo, Syria

Mika Yamamoto

, Japan Press, August 20, 2012, in Aleppo, Syria

Ali Shaaban

, Al-Jadeed, April 9, 2012, in Wadi Khaled, Lebanon

Anas al-Tarsha

, Freelance, February 24, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Rémi Ochlik

, Freelance, February 22, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Marie Colvin

, The Sunday Times, February 22, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Rami al-Sayed

, Freelance, February 21, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Mazhar Tayyara

, Freelance, February 4, 2012, in Homs, Syria

Ahmad Omaid Khpalwak

, Pajhwok Afghan News, BBC, July 28, 2011, in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan

Chris Hondros

, Getty Images, April 20, 2011, in Misurata, Libya

Tim Hetherington

, Freelance, April 20, 2011, in Misurata, Libya

Anton Hammerl

, Freelance, April 5, 2011, in an area near Brega, Libya

Ali Hassan al-Jaber

, Al-Jazeera, March 13, 2011, in an area near Benghazi, Libya

Barkhat Awale

, Hurma Radio, August 24, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Assaf Abu Rahal

, Al-Akhbar, August 3, 2010, in an area near Al-Adaysseh, Lebanon

James P. Hunter

, Fort Campbell Courier, U.S. military publications, June 24, 2010, in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Michelle Lang

, Calgary Herald and Canwest News Service, December 30, 2009, in an area south of Kandahar, Afghanistan

Mohamed Amin

, Radio Shabelle, December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hassan Zubeyr

, Al-Arabiya, December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Nur Muse Hussein

, Radio IQK, May 26, 2009, in Beledweyn, Somalia

Stan Storimans

, RTL Nieuws, August 12, 2008, in Gori, Georgia

Fadel Shana

, Reuters, April 16, 2008, in Gaza Strip, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Namir Noor-Eldeen

, Reuters, July 12, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Dmitry Chebotayev

, freelance, May 6, 2007, in Diyala, Iraq

Layal Najib

, freelance, July 23, 2006, in Sadiqeen, Lebanon

Paul Douglas

, CBS, May 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

James Brolan

, CBS, May 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Kamal Manahi Anbar

, freelance, March 26, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Waleed Khaled

, Reuters, August 28, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Saleh Ibrahim

, Associated Press Television News, April 23, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Fadhil Hazem Fadhil

, Al-Hurriya, April 14, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ali Ibrahim Issa

, Al-Hurriya, April 14, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mazen al-Tumeizi

, Al-Arabiya, September 12, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq

Shinsuke Hashida

, freelance, May 27, 2004, in near Mahmoudiya, Iraq

Waldemar Milewicz

, TVP, May 7, 2004, in Mahmoudiya, Iraq

Mounir Bouamrane

, TVP, May 7, 2004, in Mahmoudiya, Iraq

Ali al-Khatib

, Al-Arabiya, March 19, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ali Abdel Aziz

, Al-Arabiya, March 18, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ayoub Mohamed

, Kurdistan TV, February 1, 2004, in Arbil, Iraq

Duraid Isa Mohammed

, CNN, January 27, 2004, in the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq

Ersa Siregar

, Rajawali Citra Televisi, December 29, 2003, in Aceh, Indonesia

Ahmad Kareem

, Kurdistan TV, August 25, 2003, in Mosul, Iraq

Mazen Dana

, Reuters, August 17, 2003, in outside Baghdad, Iraq

Jeremy Little

, NBC News, July 6, 2003, in Fallujah, Iraq

James Miller

, freelance, May 2, 2003, in Rafah, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Nazih Darwazeh

, APTN, April 19, 2003, in Nablus, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Taras Protsyuk

, Reuters, April 8, 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq

José Couso

, Telecinco, April 8, 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq

Tareq Ayyoub

, Al-Jazeera, April 8, 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq

Christian Liebig

, Focus, April 7, 2003, in outside Baghdad, Iraq

Julio Anguita Parrado

, El Mundo, April 7, 2003, in outside Baghdad, Iraq

Michael Kelly

, Atlantic Monthly and The Washington Post, April 3, 2003, in outside of Baghdad, Iraq

Kaveh Golestan

, freelance, April 2, 2003, in Kifri, Iraq

Paul Moran

, freelance, March 22, 2003, in Gerdigo, Iraq

Terry Lloyd

, ITV News, March 22, 2003, in near Al-Zubayr, Iraq

Imad Abu Zahra

, freelance, July 12, 2002, in Jenin, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Raffaele Ciriello

, Freelancer, March 13, 2002, in Ramallah, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Pierre Billaud

, Radio Télévision Luxembourg, November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Johanne Sutton

, Radio France Internationale, November 11, 2001, in Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Kerem Lawton

, Associated Press Television News, March 29, 2001, in Krivenik, Kosovo, Yugoslavia

Kurt Schork

, Reuters, May 24, 2000, in Rogberi Junction, Sierra Leone

Miguel Gil Moreno de Mora

, The Associated Press, May 24, 2000, in Rogberi Junction, Sierra Leone

Aleksandr Yefremov

, Nashe Vremya, May 12, 2000, in Chechnya, Russia

Gabriel Gruener

, Stern, June 13, 1999, in Kosovo, Yugoslavia

Volker Kraemer

, Stern, June 13, 1999, in Kosovo, Yugoslavia

Shao Yunhuan

, Xinhua News Agency, May 8, 1999, in Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Ilan Roeh

, Israel Radio, February 28, 1999, in southern Lebanon, Lebanon

Myles Tierney

, Associated Press Television News, January 10, 1999, in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Georgy Chanya

, Resonants, May 26, 1998, in Gali, Georgia

John Schofield

, BBC, August 9, 1995, in Virginmost, Croatia

Natalya Alyakina

, Focus and RUFA, June 17, 1995, in Budyonnovsk, Russia

Farkhad Kerimov

, Associated Press TV, May 29, 1995, in Chechnya, Russia

Abdul Shariff

, freelance, January 9, 1994, in Katlehong Township, South Africa

Andrei Soloviev

, ITAR-TASS, September 27, 1993, in Sukhumi, Georgia