8 Journalists Killed in Libya since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Muftah Bu Zeid


Brnieq
Libya

Chris Hondros


Getty Images
Libya

Tim Hetherington


Freelance
Libya

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Camera Operator
13% Editor
50% Photographer
25% Internet reporter/writer
13% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

63% Internet
50% Print
25% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

50% Local
50% Foreign
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Murder Victims

50% Taken Captive

Type of Death

63% Crossfire/Combat
13% Dangerous Assignment
25% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

100% Complete impunity
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

50% Government Officials
50% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

13% Corruption
13% Culture
38% Politics
75% War
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Freelance

38% 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.


8 Journalists Killed in Libya/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Muftah Bu Zeid, Brnieq

     May 26, 2014, in Benghazi, Libya

Saleh Ayyad Hafyana, Fassato News Agency

     November 18, 2013, in Tripoli, Libya

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

Mohammed al-Nabbous, Libya Al-Hurra TV

     March 19, 2011, in Benghazi, Libya

Ali Hassan al-Jaber, Al-Jazeera

     March 13, 2011, in an area near Benghazi, Libya

Daif al-Gahzal al-Shuhaibi, freelance

     June 2, 2005, in outside Benghazi, Libya



1 Media Worker Killed in Libya

     Terminology explained

Mohamed Shaglouf, freelance

     March 15, 2011, in Ajdabiya, Libya