1064 Journalists Killed since 1992



Marie Colvin


The Sunday Times
Syria

Anna Politkovskaya


Novaya Gazeta
Russia

Norbert Zongo


L'indepéndent
Burkina Faso

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis


Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
15% Camera Operator
10% Columnist / Commentator
17% Editor
10% Photographer
4% Internet reporter/writer
29% Print reporter/writer
6% Producer
5% Publisher/Owner
3% Technician
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Medium *

10% Internet
52% Print
20% Radio
30% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

88% Local
13% Foreign
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Murder Victims

22% Taken Captive
38% Threatened
12% Tortured

Type of Death

20% Crossfire/Combat
13% Dangerous Assignment
66% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

88% Complete impunity
8% Partial justice
5% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

14% Criminal group
23% Government Officials
3% Local Residents
6% Military Officials
2% Mob Violence
6% Paramilitary Group
31% Political Group
20% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

5% Business
21% Corruption
16% Crime
11% Culture
19% Human Rights
44% Politics
3% Sports
37% 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.


20 Deadliest Countries

  1. Iraq: 164
  2. Philippines: 76
  3. Syria: 65
  4. Algeria: 60
  5. Russia: 56
  6. Pakistan: 54
  7. Somalia: 53
  1. Colombia: 45
  2. India: 32
  3. Mexico: 30
  4. Brazil: 29
  5. Afghanistan: 26
  6. Turkey: 21
  7. Bosnia: 19
  1. Sri Lanka: 19
  2. Tajikistan: 17
  3. Rwanda: 17
  4. Sierra Leone: 16
  5. Bangladesh: 14
  6. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 13

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     May 26, 2014, in Benghazi, Libya

Andrei Mironov, Memorial

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

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     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

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