620 Journalists Killed with Complete Impunity since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

26% Broadcast reporter
6% Camera Operator
12% Columnist / Commentator
21% Editor
6% Photographer
3% Internet reporter/writer
32% Print reporter/writer
6% Producer
7% Publisher/Owner
1% Technician
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Medium *

5% Internet
57% Print
23% Radio
24% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

94% Local
6% Foreign
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Victims of Unsolved Murders

22% Taken Captive
37% Threatened
12% Tortured

Suspected Source of Fire

12% Criminal group
22% Government Officials
2% Local Residents
6% Military Officials
2% Mob Violence
6% Paramilitary Group
33% Political Group
22% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
26% Corruption
19% Crime
12% Culture
16% Human Rights
48% Politics
2% Sports
27% War
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Freelance

13% 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.


Top 20 Countries, Cases of Complete Impunity

  1. Iraq: 103
  2. Philippines: 66
  3. Algeria: 57
  4. Colombia: 36
  5. Somalia: 35
  6. Russia: 32
  7. Pakistan: 28
  1. Mexico: 24
  2. Brazil: 19
  3. India: 18
  4. Rwanda: 15
  5. Turkey: 14
  6. Tajikistan: 14
  7. Sri Lanka: 10
  1. Sierra Leone: 9
  2. Afghanistan: 8
  3. Bangladesh: 8
  4. Cambodia: 8
  5. Angola: 7
  6. Syria: 7

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