103 Journalists Murdered in Iraq since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

34% Broadcast reporter
17% Camera Operator
4% Columnist / Commentator
24% Editor
7% Photographer
3% Internet reporter/writer
21% Print reporter/writer
10% Producer
3% Publisher/Owner
5% Technician
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Medium *

3% Internet
43% Print
10% Radio
54% Television
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Gender

88% Male
12% Female
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Local / Foreign

94% Local
6% Foreign
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Murder Victims

26% Taken Captive
42% Threatened
8% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

99% Complete impunity
1% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

4% Criminal group
3% Government Officials
2% Local Residents
2% Military Officials
2% Mob Violence
2% Paramilitary Group
81% Political Group
18% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

3% Business
9% Corruption
5% Crime
22% Culture
15% Human Rights
44% Politics
5% Sports
73% War
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Freelance

19% 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.


103 Journalists Murdered in Iraq

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Jamal Abdul-Nasser Sami, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Raad Yassin Al-Baddi, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Wassan Al-Azzawi, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Nawras al-Nuaimi, Al-Mosuliya TV

     December 15, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Kawa Garmyane, Rayel, Awene

     December 5, 2013, in Kalar, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

Alaa Edward Butros, Freelance

     November 24, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Bashar al-Nuaimi, Al-Mosuliya TV

     October 24, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammed Ghanem, Al-Sharqiyah

     October 5, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammed Karim al-Badrani, Al-Sharqiyah

     October 5, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Hadi al-Mahdi, Freelance

     September 8, 2011, in Baghdad, Iraq

Tahrir Kadhim Jawad, freelance

     October 4, 2010, in Garma, Iraq

Safa al-Din Abdel Hamid, Al-Mosuliya

     September 8, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Riad al-Saray, Al-Iraqiya

     September 7, 2010, in Baghdad, Iraq

Sardasht Osman, freelance

     May 5, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq

Musab Mahmood al-Ezawi, Al-Sharqiya

     September 13, 2008, in Mosul, Iraq

Ahmed Salim, Al-Sharqiya

     September 13, 2008, in Mosul, Iraq

Ihab Mu'd, Al-Sharqiya

     September 13, 2008, in Mosul, Iraq

Soran Mama Hama, Livin

     July 21, 2008, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Mohieldin Al Naqeeb, Al-Iraqiya

     June 17, 2008, in north of Mosul, Iraq

Haidar al-Hussein, Al-Sharq

     May 22, 2008, in Buhrez, Iraq

Sarwa Abdul-Wahab, freelance

     May 4, 2008, in Mosul, Iraq

Jassim al-Batat, Al-Nakhil TV and Radio

     April 25, 2008, in Al-Qurna, Iraq

Shihab al-Tamimi, Iraqi Journalists Syndicate

     February 27, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq

Shehab Mohammad al-Hiti, Baghdad al-Youm

     October 28, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Salih Saif Aldin, The Washington Post

     October 14, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Muhannad Ghanem Ahmad al-Obaidi, Dar al-Salam

     September 20, 2007, in Mosul, Iraq

Amer Malallah al-Rashidi, Al-Mosuliya

     September 3, 2007, in Mosul, Iraq

Adnan al-Safi, Al-Anwar

     July 27, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Majeed Mohammed, Kirkuk al-Yawm and Hawal

     July 16, 2007, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Mustafa Gaimayani, Kirkuk al-Yawm and Hawal

     July 16, 2007, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Khalid W. Hassan, The New York Times

     July 13, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Sarmad Hamdi Shaker, Baghdad TV

     June 27, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hamid Abed Sarhan, freelance

     June 26, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Filaih Wuday Mijthab, Al-Sabah

     June 17, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Sahar Hussein Ali al-Haydari, National Iraqi News Agency and Aswat al-Iraq

     June 7, 2007, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammad Hilal Karji, Baghdad TV

     June 6, 2007, in Yusufiya, Iraq

Nazar Abdulwahid al-Radhi, Aswat al-Iraq and Radio Free Iraq

     May 30, 2007, in Al-Amarah, Iraq

Saif Laith Yousuf, ABC News

     May 17, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Alaa Uldeen Aziz, ABC News

     May 17, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Raad Mutashar, Al-Raad

     May 9, 2007, in an area outside Kirkuk, Iraq

Othman al-Mashhadani, Al-Watan

     April 6, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Khamail Khalaf , Radio Free Iraq

     April 5, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Thaer Ahmad Jaber , Baghdad TV

     April 5, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hamid al-Duleimi, Nahrain

     March 17, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mohan Hussein al-Dhahir, Al-Mashreq

     March 4, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Jamal al-Zubaidi, As-Saffir and Al-Dustour

     February 24, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Abdulrazak Hashim Ayal al-Khakani, Jumhuriyat al-Iraq

     February 5, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hussein al-Zubaidi, Al-Ahali

     January 28, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Falah Khalaf al-Diyali, Al-Sa'a

     January 15, 2007, in Ramadi, Iraq

Ahmed Hadi Naji, Associated Press Television News

     January 5, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq

Aswan Ahmed Lutfallah, APTN

     December 12, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Nabil Ibrahim al-Dulaimi, Radio Dijla

     December 4, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Luma al-Karkhi, Al-Dustour

     November 15, 2006, in Baqubah, Iraq

Muhammad al-Ban, Al-Sharqiya

     November 13, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Naqshin Hamma Rashid, Atyaf

     October 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Saed Mahdi Shlash, Rayat al-Arab

     October 26, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hussein Ali, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ahmad Sha'ban, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Thaker al-Shouwili, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Noufel al-Shimari, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Abdul-Rahim Nasrallah al-Shimari, Al-Shaabiya

     October 12, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ahmed Riyadh al-Karbouli, Baghdad TV

     September 18, 2006, in Ramadi, Iraq

Safa Isma'il Enad, freelance

     September 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Abdel Karim al-Rubai, Al-Sabah

     September 9, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Mohammad Abbas Mohammad, Al-Bayinnah al-Jadida

     August 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ismail Amin Ali, freelance

     August 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Riyad Muhammad Ali, Talafar al-Yawm

     July 30, 2006, in Mosul, Iraq

Adel Naji al-Mansouri , Al-Alam

     July 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Ibrahim Seneid, Al-Bashara

     June 13, 2006, in Fallujah, Iraq

Ali Jaafar, Al-Iraqiya

     May 31, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Laith al-Dulaimi, Al-Nahrain

     May 8, 2006, in south of Baghdad, Iraq

So'oud Muzahim al-Shoumari, Al-Baghdadia

     April 4, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Muhsin Khudhair, Alef Ba

     March 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Amjad Hameed, Al-Iraqiya

     March 11, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Munsuf Abdallah al-Khaldi, Baghdad TV

     March 7, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

Atwar Bahjat, Al-Arabiya

     February 23, 2006, in Samarra, Iraq

Adnan Khairallah, Wasan Productions and Al-Arabiya

     February 23, 2006, in Samarra, Iraq

Khaled Mahmoud al-Falahi, Wasan Productions and Al-Arabiya

     February 23, 2006, in Samarra, Iraq

Ahmed Hussein Al-Maliki, Talafar al-Yawm

     November 7, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammed Haroon, Al-Kadiya

     October 19, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Firas Maadidi, As-Saffir and Al-Masar

     September 20, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Fakher Haider, The New York Times

     September 19, 2005, in Basra, Iraq

Hind Ismail, As-Saffir

     September 17, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Rafed Mahmoud Said al-Anbagy, Diyala TV and Radio

     August 27, 2005, in Baaquba, Iraq

Steven Vincent, freelance

     August 3, 2005, in Basra, Iraq

Adnan al-Bayati, TG3

     July 23, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Khaled al-Attar, Al-Iraqiya

     July 1, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Jerges Mahmood Mohamad Suleiman, Nineveh TV

     May 31, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Ahmed Adam, Al-Mada

     May 15, 2005, in Latifiyah, Iraq

Najem Abed Khudair, Al-Mada

     May 15, 2005, in Latifiyah, Iraq

Ahmed al-Rubai'i, Al-Sabah

     mid-April, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Saman Abdullah Izzedine, Kirkuk TV

     April 15, 2005, in Kirkuk, Iraq

Ahmed Jabbar Hashim, Al-Sabah

     April 1, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq

Hussam Sarsam, Kurdistan TV

     March 14, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Raeda Wazzan, Al-Iraqiya

     February 25, 2005, in Mosul, Iraq

Wadallah Sarhan, Akhbar al-Mosul

     November, 2004, in Mosul, Iraq

Dina Mohammed Hassan, Al-Hurriya

     October 14, 2004, in 2004 Baghdad, Iraq

Karam Hussein, European Pressphoto Agency

     October 14, 2004, in Mosul, Iraq

Enzo Baldoni, freelance

     August 26, 2004, in an area near Najaf, Iraq

Nadia Nasrat, Iraq Media Network/Diyala TV

     March 18, 2004, in Baqouba, Iraq

Ahmed Shawkat, Bilah Ittijah

     October 28, 2003, in Mosul, Iraq

Richard Wild, freelance

     July 5, 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq

Lissy Schmidt, Agence France-Presse, Frankfurter Rundschau, Der Tagesspiegel

     April 3, 1994, in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq