33 Journalists Killed in Brazil since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Walgney Assis Carvalho


Freelance
Brazil

Mario Randolfo Marques Lopes


Vassouras na Net
Brazil

Gelson Domingos da Silva


Bandeirantes TV
Brazil

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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

24% Broadcast reporter
6% Camera Operator
24% Columnist / Commentator
12% Editor
6% Photographer
15% Internet reporter/writer
6% Print reporter/writer
24% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

18% Internet
42% Print
36% Radio
18% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

97% Local
3% Foreign
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Murder Victims

13% Taken Captive
58% Threatened
10% Tortured

Type of Death

6% Dangerous Assignment
94% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

71% Complete impunity
19% Partial justice
13% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

30% Criminal group
48% Government Officials
6% Local Residents
3% Political Group
12% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

3% Business
61% Corruption
45% Crime
12% Human Rights
36% Politics
3% Sports
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Freelance

3% 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.


33 Journalists Killed in Brazil/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Djalma Santos da Conceição, RCA FM

     May 22 or 23, 2015, in Conceição da Feira, Brazil

Evany José Metzker, Coruja do Vale

     May 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, or 18, 2015, in Padre Paraíso, Brazil

Gerardo Ceferino Servían, Ciudad Nueva FM

     March 5, 2015, in Ponta Porã, Brazil

Marcos de Barros Leopoldo Guerra, Ubatuba Cobra

     December 23, 2014, in Ubatuba, Brazil

Pedro Palma, Panorama Regional

     February 13, 2014, in Miguel Pereira, Brazil

Santiago Ilídio Andrade, Bandeirantes

     February 10, 2014, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Walgney Assis Carvalho, Freelance

     April 14, 2013, in Coronel Fabriciano, Brazil

Rodrigo Neto, Rádio Vanguarda and Vale do Aço

     March 8, 2013, in Ipatinga, Brazil

Mafaldo Bezerra Goes, FM Rio Jaguaribe

     February 22, 2013, in Jaguaribe, Brazil

Eduardo Carvalho, Última Hora News

     November 21, 2012, in Campo Grande, Brazil

Valério Luiz de Oliveira, Radio Jornal

     July 5, 2012, in Goiânia, Brazil

Décio Sá, O Estado do Maranhão and Blog do Décio

     April 23, 2012, in São Luis, Brazil

Mario Randolfo Marques Lopes, Vassouras na Net

     February 9, 2012, in Barra do Piraí, Brazil

Gelson Domingos da Silva, Bandeirantes TV

     November 6, 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Edinaldo Filgueira, Jornal o Serrano

     June 15, 2011, in Serra do Mel, Brazil

Luciano Leitão Pedrosa, TV Vitória and Radio Metropolitana FM

     April 9, 2011, in Vitória de Santo Antão, Brazil

Francisco Gomes de Medeiros, Radio Caicó

     October 18, 2010, in Caicó, Brazil

Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho, Jornal do Porto, JC Regional, and Rádio Porto FM

     May 5, 2007, in Porto Ferreira, Brazil

José Carlos Araújo, Rádio Timbaúba FM

     April 24, 2004, in Timbaúba, Brazil

Samuel Romã, Radio Conquista FM

     April 20, 2004, in Coronel Sapucaia, Brazil

Luiz Antônio da Costa, Época

     July 23, 2003, in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Nicanor Linhares Batista, Rádio Vale do Jaguaribe

     June 30, 2003, in Limoeiro do Norte, Brazil

Domingos Sávio Brandão Lima Júnior, Folha do Estado

     September 30, 2002, in Cuiabá, Brazil

Tim Lopes, TV Globo

     June 3, 2002, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Zezinho Cazuza, Rádio Xingó FM

     March 13, 2000, in Canindé de Sáo Francisco, Brazil

José Carlos Mesquita, TV Ouro Verde

     March 10, 1998, in Ouro Preto do Oeste, Brazil

Manoel Leal de Oliveira, A Regiao

     January 14, 1998, in Itabuna, Brazil

Edgar Lopes de Faria, FM Capital

     October 29, 1997, in Campo Grande, Brazil

Reinaldo Coutinho da Silva, Cachoeiras Jornal

     August 29, 1995, in São Gonçalo, Brazil

Aristeu Guida da Silva, A Gazeta de São Fidélis

     May 12, 1995, in São Fidélis, Brazil

Marcos Borges Ribeiro, Independente

     May 1, 1995, in Rio Verde, Brazil

Zaqueu de Oliveira, Gazeta de Barroso

     March 21 1995, in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Joao Alberto Ferreira Souto, Jornal do Estado

     February 19, 1994, in Vitória da Conquista, Brazil



10 Journalists Killed in Brazil/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Ivanildo Viana, 100.5 FM Lider

     February 27, 2015, in Paraíba, Brazil

José Roberto Ornelas de Lemos, Jornal Hora H

     June 11, 2013, in Nova Iguaçu, Brazil

Paulo Roberto Cardoso Rodrigues, Jornal Da Praça and Mercosul News

     February 12, 2012, in Ponta Porá, Brazil

Valderlei Canuto Leandro, Radio Frontera

     September 1, 2011, in Tabatinga, Brazil

Auro Ida, Olhar Direto, Midianews

     July 21, 2011, in Cuiabá, Brazil

Valério Nascimento, Panorama Geral

     May 3, 2011, in Rio Claro, Brazil

José Givonaldo Vieira, Bezerros FM and Folha do Agreste

     December 14, 2009, in Bezerros, Brazil

Jorge Lourenço dos Santos, Criativa FM

     July 11, 2004, in Santana do Ipanema, Brazil

Mário Coelho de Almeida Filho, A Verdade

     August 16, 2001, in Magé, Brazil

Natan Pereira Gatinho, Ouro Verde

     January 11, 1997, in Paragominas, Brazil