33 Journalists Murdered in Pakistan since 1992

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Statistical Analysis

Job *

39% Broadcast reporter
3% Camera Operator
12% Columnist / Commentator
12% Editor
9% Photographer
6% Internet reporter/writer
48% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

6% Internet
64% Print
3% Radio
42% Television
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100% Male
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Local / Foreign

94% Local
6% Foreign
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Murder Victims

21% Taken Captive
48% Threatened
24% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

91% Complete impunity
9% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

12% Criminal group
9% Government Officials
15% Military Officials
3% Mob Violence
45% Political Group
18% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
24% Corruption
30% Crime
9% Culture
18% Human Rights
64% Politics
42% War
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30% 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 Murdered in Pakistan

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Zaman Mehsud, Daily Ummat, Daily Nai Baat

     November 3, 2015, in Tank, Pakistan

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

Shan Dahar, Abb Takk Television

     January 1, 2014, in Larkana, Pakistan

Ayub Khattak, Karak Times

     October 11, 2013, in Karak District, Pakistan

Rehmatullah Abid, Dunya News TV, Intikhaab

     November 18, 2012, in Panjgur, Baluchistan, Pakistan

Abdul Haq Baloch, ARY Television

     September 29, 2012, in Khuzdar, Pakistan

Abdul Qadir Hajizai, WASH TV

     May 28, 2012, in Quetta, Pakistan

Razzaq Gul, Express News TV

     May 19, 2012, in Turbat, Pakistan

Mukarram Khan Aatif, Freelance

     January 17, 2012, in Shabqadar, Pakistan

Javed Naseer Rind, Daily Tawar

     November 2011, in Khuzdar, Pakistan

Faisal Qureshi, The London Post

     October 7, 2011, in Lahore, Pakistan

Saleem Shahzad, Asia Times Online

     May 29 or 30, 2011, in Mandi Bahauddin, Pakistan

Nasrullah Khan Afridi, Pakistan Television and Mashriq

     May 10, 2011, in Peshawar, Pakistan

Wali Khan Babar, Geo TV

     January 13, 2011, in Karachi, Pakistan

Misri Khan, Ausaf and Mashriq

     September 14, 2010, in Hangu, Pakistan

Ghulam Rasool Birhamani, Daily Sindhu Hyderabad

     May 9 or 10, 2010, in Wahi Pandhi, Pakistan

Janullah Hashimzada, freelance

     August 24, 2009, in Jamrud, Pakistan

Musa Khankhel, Geo TV and The News

     February 18, 2009, in Swat, Pakistan

Abdul Razzak Johra, Royal TV

     November 3, 2008, in Punjab, Pakistan

Mohammed Ibrahim, Express TV and Daily Express

     May 22, 2008, in Khar, Pakistan

Chishti Mujahid, Akbar-e-Jehan

     February 9, 2008, in Quetta, Pakistan

Zubair Ahmed Mujahid, Jang

     November 23, 2007, in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan

Hayatullah Khan, freelance

     June 16, 2006, in Miran Shah, Pakistan

Allah Noor, Khyber TV

     February 7, 2005, in Wana, Pakistan

Amir Nowab, Associated Press Television News and Frontier Post

     February 7, 2005, in Wana, Pakistan

Sajid Tanoli, Shumal

     January 29, 2004, in Mansehra, Pakistan

Fazal Wahab, freelance

     January 21, 2003, in Mingora, Pakistan

Shahid Soomro, Kawish

     October 20, 2002, in Kandhkot, Pakistan

Daniel Pearl, The Wall Street Journal

     Date unknown in 2002, in Karachi, Pakistan

Sufi Mohammad Khan, Ummat

     May 2, 2000, in Badin, Pakistan

Mohammad Samdani Warsi, Parcham

     December 6, 1994, in Karachi, Pakistan

Mohammed Salahuddin, Takbeer

     December 4, 1994, in Karachi, Pakistan