70 Journalists Killed in 2013/Motive Confirmed



Molhem Barakat


Freelance
Syria

Mohamed Mohamud


Universal TV
Somalia

Mick Deane


Sky News
Egypt

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2014

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

37% Broadcast reporter
36% Camera Operator
3% Columnist / Commentator
14% Editor
23% Photographer
10% Internet reporter/writer
10% Print reporter/writer
4% Producer
1% Publisher/Owner
3% Technician
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Medium *

44% Internet
20% Print
14% Radio
37% Television
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Gender

94% Male
6% Female
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Local / Foreign

91% Local
9% Foreign
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Murder Victims

19% Taken Captive
55% Threatened

Type of Death

36% Crossfire/Combat
20% Dangerous Assignment
44% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

94% Complete impunity
6% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

10% Criminal group
16% Government Officials
32% Political Group
42% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

1% Business
16% Corruption
19% Crime
17% Culture
46% Human Rights
67% Politics
51% 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.


Deadliest Countries in 2013

  1. Syria: 29
  2. Iraq: 10
  3. Egypt: 6
  4. Pakistan: 5
  5. Somalia: 4
  1. Brazil: 3
  2. Philippines: 3
  3. India: 3
  4. Russia: 2
  5. Mali: 2
  1. Bangladesh: 1
  2. Colombia: 1
  3. Libya: 1

70 Journalists Killed in 2013/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

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

Molhem Barakat, Freelance

     December 20, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Nawras al-Nuaimi, Al-Mosuliya TV

     December 15, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Sai Reddy, Deshbandhu

     December 6, 2013, in Bijapur District, India

Kawa Garmyane, Rayel, Awene

     December 5, 2013, in Kalar, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

Yasser Faisal al-Jumaili, Freelance

     December 4, 2013, in Idlib, Syria

Joas Dignos, DXGT Radio

     November 29, 2013, in Valencia City, Philippines

Wadih Sa'ad al-Hamdani, Baghdad TV

     November 27, 2013, in Basra, Iraq

Mohamed Yamen Naddaf, Shahba Press

     November 24, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Alaa Edward Butros, Freelance

     November 24, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohamed Ahmed Taysir Bellou, Shahba Press

     November 19, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Saleh Ayyad Hafyana, Fassato News Agency

     November 18, 2013, in Tripoli, Libya

Claude Verlon, Radio France Internationale

     November 1, 2013, in Kidal, Mali

Ghislaine Dupont, Radio France Internationale

     November 1, 2013, in Kidal, Mali

Mohammad Saeed, Al-Arabiya

     October 29, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Mohamed Mohamud, Universal TV

     October 26, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Bashar al-Nuaimi, Al-Mosuliya TV

     October 24, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Ayub Khattak, Karak Times

     October 11, 2013, in Karak District, Pakistan

Mohammed Ghanem, Al-Sharqiyah

     October 5, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Mohammed Karim al-Badrani, Al-Sharqiyah

     October 5, 2013, in Mosul, Iraq

Nour al-Din Al-Hafiri, Freelance

     September 29, 2013, in Al-Bahariyah, Syria

Édison Alberto Molina, Puerto Berrío Stereo

     September 11, 2013, in Puerto Berrío, Colombia

Rajesh Verma, IBN 7

     September 7, 2013, in Muzaffarnagar, India

Abdel Aziz Mahmoud Hasoun, Masar Press

     September 5, 2013, in Jobar, Damascus, Syria

Fernando Solijon, DxLS Love Radio

     August 29, 2013, in Iligan City, Philippines

Narendra Dabholkar, Sadhana

     August 20, 2013, in Pune, India

Muhammad Hassan Al-Musalama, Revolutionaries of Daraa Al-Muhata – Tariq Al-Sadd

     August 20, 2013, in Daraa, Syria

Tamer Abdel Raouf, Al-Ahram

     August 19, 2013, in Damanhur, Egypt

Shahir al-Muaddamani, Local Council of Deraya City Media Office

     August 16, 2013, in Daraya, Syria

Mosaab al-Shami, Rassd News Network

     August 14, 2013, in Cairo, Egypt

Ahmed Abdel Gawad, Al-Akhbar, Misr25

     August 14, 2013, in Cairo, Egypt

Mick Deane, Sky News

     August 14, 2013, in Cairo, Egypt

Mario Sy, Freelance

     August 1, 2013, in General Santos City, Philippines

Muhammed Tariq Jadua, Jisr Al-Shaghur Multimedia Network

     July 27, 2013, in Jisr Al-Shaghur, Syria

Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev, Novoye Delo

     July 9, 2013, in Semender, Russia

Ahmed Assem el-Senousy, Freedom and Justice

     July 8, 2013, in Cairo, Egypt

Liban Abdullahi Farah, Kalsan TV

     July 7, 2013, in Puntland, Somalia

Fidaa al-Baali, Orient News

     July 5, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Salah al-Din Hassan, Shaab Masr

     June 29, 2013, in Port Said, Egypt

Yara Abbas, Al-Ikhbariya

     May 27, 2013, in Al-Qusayr, Syria

Youssef Younis, Freelance

     April 24, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Mohamed Ibrahim Raage, Radio Mogadishu, Somali National Television

     April 21, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Aslam Durrani, Daily Pakistan

     April 16, 2013, in Peshawar, Pakistan

Walgney Assis Carvalho, Freelance

     April 14, 2013, in Coronel Fabriciano, Brazil

Mikhail Beketov, Khimkinskaya Pravda

     April 8, 2013, in Khimki, Russia

Abdul Raheem Kour Hassan, Watan FM

     Unknown, in Damascus, Syria

Amer Diab, Freelance

     March 29, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Mahmoud Natouf, Sana al-Thawra, Moadamyat Al-Sham Media Center

     March 14, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Ghaith Abd al-Jawad, Qaboun Media Center

     March 10, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Amr Badir al-Deen Junaid, Qaboun Media Center

     March 10, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Rodrigo Neto, Rádio Vanguarda and Vale do Aço

     March 8, 2013, in Ipatinga, Brazil

Walid Jamil Amira, Jobar Media Center

     March 3, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Olivier Voisin, Freelance

     February 24, 2013, in Idlib province, Syria

Mafaldo Bezerra Goes, FM Rio Jaguaribe

     February 22, 2013, in Jaguaribe, Brazil

Mohamed Saeed al-Hamwi, Qaboun Media Center

     February 17, 2013, in Qaboun, Damascus, Syria

Youssef Adel Bakri (Youssef Abu Jad), Halab News Network

     February 15, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Ahmed Rajib Haider, Freelance

     February 15, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Loay al-Nimir, Freelance

     January 31, 2013, in Arbin, Syria

Issam Obeid, Freelance

     January 31, 2013, in Arbin, Syria

Abdel Karim Nazir Ismail, Freelance

     January 31, 2013, in Arbin, Syria

Mohamed al-Mesalma, Al-Jazeera

     January 18, 2013, in Daraa, Syria

Abdihared Osman Aden, Shabelle Media Network

     January 18, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Yves Debay, Assault

     January 17, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Bassem Fawaz al-Zabi, Freelance

     January 13, 2013, in Daraa, Syria

Mirza Iqbal Hussain, News Network International

     January 10, 2013, in Quetta, Pakistan

Saif ur Rehman, Samaa TV

     January 10, 2013, in Quetta, Pakistan

Imran Shaikh, Samaa TV

     January 10, 2013, in Quetta, Pakistan

Suhail Mahmoud al-Ali, Dunya TV

     January 4, 2013, in Damascus, Syria



4 Media Workers Killed in 2013

     Terminology explained

Mohammed Abdul-Hameed, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

Ahmed Khattab Omar, Salaheddin TV

     December 23, 2013, in Tikrit, Iraq

José Darío Arenas, Extra Quindío

     September 28, 2013, in Caicedonia, Colombia

Ahmed Sharif Hussein, Radio Mogadishu

     August 20, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia



26 Journalists Killed in 2013/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Haji Abdul Razzaq Baloch, Daily Tawar

     Date unknown in 2013, in Karachi, Pakistan

Rogelio Butalib, 107.9 FM Radyo Natin

     December 11, 2013, in Tagum, Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Juan Carlos Argeñal Medina, Globo

     December 7, 2013, in Danlí, Honduras

Abdullah Sobhi al-Ghazawi, SMART News Agency,

     November 8, 2013, in Daraa , Syria

Jesus "Jessie" Tabanao, dyRC Radyo Calungsod

     September 14, 2013, in Cebu City, Philippines

Vergel Bico, Kalahi

     September 4, 2013, in Calapan City, Philippines

Rakesh Sharma, Aaj

     August 23, 2013, in Etawah, India

Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez, Canal Óptimo 23

     August 19, 2013, in Suchitepéquez, Guatemala

Luis de Jesús Lima, Radio Sultana de Oriente

     August 6, 2013, in Zacapa, Guatemala

Richard Kho, Aksyon Ngayon

     July 30, 2013, in Manila, Philippines

Bonifacio Loreto, Aksyon Ngayon

     July 30, 2013, in Manila, Philippines

Alberto López Bello, El Imparcial and Radiorama

     July 17, 2013, in Oaxaca City, Mexico

Aníbal Barrow, Globo TV

     June 24 through July 9, 2013, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

José Roberto Ornelas de Lemos, Jornal Hora H

     June 11, 2013, in Nova Iguaçu, Brazil

Jitendra Singh, Prabhat Khabhar

     April 27, 2013, in Jharkhand, India

Daniel Alejandro Martínez Balzaldúa, Vanguardia

     April 23 or 24, 2013, in Saltillo, Mexico

Mario Vendiola Baylosis, Radyo Natin and DXNC-Radyo Suhnan

     April 22, 2013, in Mindanao, Philippines

Bernard Wesonga, The Star

     March 30, 2013, in Mombasa, Kenya

Jaime Guadalupe González Domínguez, OjinagaNoticias

     March 3, 2013, in Ojinaga, Mexico

Mehmood Jan Afridi, The Daily Intekhab

     March 1, 2013, in Kalat, Pakistan

Malik Mumtaz, Geo TV and News International

     February 27, 2013, in Miran Shah, Pakistan

Luis Choy, El Comercio

     February 23, 2013, in Lima, Peru

Nemi Chand Jain, Freelance

     February 12, 2013, in Chhatisgarh, India

Mohamed Abd Al-Rahman, Syria News

     January 24, 2013, in Damascus, Syria

Ikechukwu Udendu, Anambra News

     January 12, 2013, in Anambra state, Nigeria

Issa Ngumba, Radio Kwizera

     January 8, 2013, in Kigoma, Tanzania