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Number 1 Shimbun

Paying a Price: The Global War Against Journalists

Deadliest Countries in 2016

14

journalist deaths Syria

 

6

Yemen & Iraq


4

Afghanistan

 

3

Somalia & Libya

 

2

Mexico/Pakistan/India/Turkey

48

 

Total

 

Killed Journalists’ beat

(more than one category applies in some cases)

75% War

38% Politics

19% Corruption

17% Crime

17% Human Rights

13% Culture

4% Business

4% Sports

Murdered Journalists’ jobs

33% Camera operator

33% Photographer

29% Internet reporter/writer

27% Broadcast reporter

15% Print reporter/writer

8% Editor

6% Producer

Gender

98%

Male

2%

Female

Suspected source of fire

58% Political group

23% Military officials

10% Unknown

6% Criminal group

2% Paramilitary group

2% Local residents

Result of Murder Cases of perpetrators

94% Complete impunity

6% Partial justice

70

Highest annual number of journalist deaths, 2007

1234

Journalists killed since 1992

 

Published in: April 2017

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