40 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Confirmed



Sameh al-Aryan


Al-Aqsa TV
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Rami Rayan


Palestine Network for Press and Media
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Muftah Bu Zeid


Brnieq
Libya

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

90% Broadcast reporter
88% Camera Operator
83% Columnist / Commentator
83% Editor
85% Photographer
85% Internet reporter/writer
85% Print reporter/writer
83% Producer
85% Publisher/Owner
83% Technician
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Medium *

85% Internet
88% Print
85% Radio
95% Television
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Gender

90% Male
10% Female
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Local / Foreign

65% Local
33% Foreign
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Murder Victims

29% Taken Captive
29% Threatened
21% Tortured

Type of Death

40% Crossfire/Combat
25% Dangerous Assignment
35% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

100% Complete impunity
7% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

86% Criminal group
86% Government Officials
86% Local Residents
79% Military Officials
79% Mob Violence
79% Paramilitary Group
79% Political Group
79% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

83% Business
88% Corruption
85% Crime
83% Culture
83% Human Rights
98% Politics
83% Sports
90% War
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Freelance

20% 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 2014

  1. Syria: 10
  2. Iraq: 5
  3. Ukraine: 5
  4. Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory: 4
  5. Pakistan: 3
  1. Brazil: 2
  2. Paraguay: 2
  3. Afghanistan: 2
  4. Egypt: 1
  5. Somalia: 1
  1. Bangladesh: 1
  2. Central African Republic: 1
  3. Mexico: 1
  4. Democratic Republic of the Congo: 1
  5. Libya: 1

40 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Mohammed al-Qasim, Rozana Radio

     September 10, 2014, in Idlib province, Syria

Steven Sotloff, Freelance

     August or September, 2014, in Unknown, Syria

Irshad Mastoi, Online International News Network, ARY News

     August 28, 2014, in Quetta, Pakistan

Ghulam Rasool, Online International News Network

     August 28, 2014, in Quetta, Pakistan

James Foley, Freelance

     August 2014, in Unknown, Syria

Simone Camilli, The Associated Press

     August 13, 2014, in Beit Lahiya, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Leyla Yildizhan (Deniz Firat), Firat News Agency

     August 8, 2014, in Makhmur District, Iraq

Andrei Stenin, Rossiya Segodnya

     August 6, 2014, in Snizhne, Ukraine

Sameh al-Aryan, Al-Aqsa TV

     July 30, 2014, in Shijaiyah, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Rami Rayan, Palestine Network for Press and Media

     July 30, 2014, in Shijaiyah, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Khaled Reyadh Hamad, Continue Production Films

     July 20, 2014, in Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Anatoly Klyan, Pervy Kanal

     June 30, 2014, in Donetsk, Ukraine

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar, Radio Ergo, Mustaqbal Radio

     June 21, 2014, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Hasan Ahmed, Xinhua News Agency

     June 20, 2014, in Damascus, Syria

Edgar Pantaleón Fernández Fleitas, Belén Comunicaciones

     June 19, 2014, in Concepción, Paraguay

Igor Kornelyuk, VGTRK

     June 17, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Khalid Ali Hamada, Al-Ahad TV

     June 15, 2014, in Diyala province, Iraq

Muftah Bu Zeid, Brnieq

     May 26, 2014, in Benghazi, Libya

Andrea Rocchelli, Cesura photo agency

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

Sadrul Alam Nipul, Dainik Mathabhanga

     May 21, 2014, in Chuadanga, Bangladesh

Camille Lepage, Freelance

     May 2014, in Bouar region, Central African Republic

Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz Garay, Radio Amambay

     May 16, 2014, in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay

Al-Moutaz Bellah Ibrahim, Shaam News Network

     May 4, 2014, in Raqqa, Syria

Mouaz Alomar (Abu Mehdi Al Hamwi), Freelance

     April 25, 2014, in Kafr Zita, Hama province, Syria

Bilal Ahmed Bilal, Palestine Today TV

     Unknown, in Sednaya, Syria

Anja Niedringhaus, The Associated Press

     April 4, 2014, in Khost, Afghanistan

Mayada Ashraf, Al-Dustour

     March 28, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt

Nils Horner, Sveriges Radio

     March 11, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Muthanna Abdel Hussein, Al-Iraqiya

     March 10, 2014, in Hilla, Babil province, Iraq

Khaled Abdel Thamer, Al-Iraqiya

     March 10, 2014, in Hilla, Babil province, Iraq

Ali Mustafa, Freelance

     March 9, 2014, in Aleppo, Syria

Omar Abdul Qader, Al-Mayadeen

     March 8, 2014, in Deir Al-Zour, Syria

Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz, Notisur and Liberal del Sur

     Between February 5 and 11, 2014, in Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico

Turad Mohamed al-Zahouri, Freelance

     February 20, 2014, in Yabroud, Syria

Vyacheslav Veremiy, Vesti

     February 19, 2014, in Kiev, Ukraine

Germain Kennedy Mumbere Muliwavyo, Radio Télévision Muungano

     February 16, 2014, in Oïcha, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pedro Palma, Panorama Regional

     February 13, 2014, in Miguel Pereira, Brazil

Santiago Ilídio Andrade, Bandeirantes

     February 10, 2014, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Firas Mohammed Attiyah, Fallujah TV

     January 20, 2014, in Khalidiya, Iraq

Shan Dahar, Abb Takk Television

     January 1, 2014, in Larkana, Pakistan



8 Media Workers Killed in 2014

     Terminology explained

Ali Abu Afash, Freelance

     August 13, 2014, in Beit Lahiya, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Mohammed Nour al-Din al-Deiri, Palestine Network for Press and Media

     July 30, 2014, in Shijaiyah, Gaza, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Hamid Shihab, Media 24

     July 9, 2014, in Gaza City, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Anton Voloshin, VGTRK

     June 24, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Andrei Mironov, Memorial

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

Waqas Aziz Khan, Express TV

     January 17, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan

Mohammad Khalid, Express TV

     January 17, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan

Ashraf Arain, Express TV

     January 17, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan



12 Journalists Killed in 2014/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Nery Francisco Soto Torres , Canal 23, Radio Full FM

     August 14, 2014, in Olanchito, Honduras

Luis Carlos Cervantes Solano, Morena FM

     August 12, 2014, in Tarazá, Colombia

Jorge Torres Palacios, Dictamen, Libertad Guerrero Noticias

     May 29, 30, 31, June 1, or 2, 2014, in Acapulco, Mexico

Nilo Baculo, dwIM Radyo Mindoro

     June 9, 2014, in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro province, Philippines

Tarun Kumar Acharya, Kanak TV, Sambad

     May 27, 2014, in Odisha state, India

Samuel Oliverio, Radio Ukay, Supreme Radio

     May 23, 2014, in Digos City, Philippines

Richard Nadjid, dxNN

     May 4, 2014, in Bongao, Philippines

Rubylita Garcia, Remate

     April 6, 2014, in Bacoor City, Philippines

Shah Alam Sagar, Oporadh Domon

     March 2, 2014, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ijaz Mengal, Daily Intekhab

     February 14, 2014, in Khuzdar, Pakistan

Suon Chan, Meakea Kampuchea

     February 1, 2014, in Kampong Chhnang province, Cambodia

Noor Ahmad Noori, Bost

     January 23, 2014, in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan