“Violence AgainstJournalists"26 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN 2012/MOTIVE UNCONFIRMED
Community to protect journalists(CPJ)reports Since 1992, over 947 journalists have been killed around the world in cases where the CPJ has been able to confirm the motive. They have come from all over the globe - and the data collected shows that reporters are increasingly at risk - with Iraq responsible for the biggest single number of deaths.
The research by the CPJ shows 43% of all deaths are murders and state that 22% are tortured before death. The bar chart above shows how many deaths of journalists (with a motive) were recorded each year
Government unable or unwilling toprotect journalists Journalists are murdered on a recurring basis and governments are unable or unwilling to prosecute the killers. The index covers the years 2001 through 2010.
List of Journalists Killed in 2012. Abdirahman Mohamed, Ciyaarahamaanta September 27, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia Chaitali Santra, Freelance September 26, 2012, in South Baksara, West Bengal, India Eddie Jesus Apostol, DXND Radio September 1, 2012, in Sultan sa Barongis, Philippines
Baraa Yusuf al-Bushi, Freelance August 11, 2012, in Al Tal, Syria Ghazwan Anas, Sama Mosul July 31, 2012, in Mosul, Iraq Falah Taha, Freelance July 14, 2012, in or near Damascus, Syria
Ali Juburi al-Kaabi, Al-Zawraa July 14, 2012, in Jaramana, Syria Víctor Manuel Báez Chino, Milenio, Reporteros Policiacos June 13 or 14, 2012, in Xalapa, Mexico Marco Antonio Ávila García, El Regional de Sonora and El Diario de Sonora May 17 or 18, 2012, in Guaymas, Mexico
Ángel Alfredo Villatoro, Radio HRN May 15, 2012, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras Aurangzeb Tunio, Kawaish Television Network May 10, 2012, in Lalu Ranwak, Pakistan Nestor Libaton, DXHM Radio May 8, 2012, in Mati, Philippines
Gabriel Huge Córdova, Freelance May 2 or 3, 2012, in Veracruz state, Mexico Guillermo Luna Varela, Veracruznews May 2 or 3, 2012, in Veracruz state, Mexico Regina Martínez Pérez, Proceso April 28, 2012, in Xalapa, Mexico
Aldion Layao, dxRP Radio April 8, 2012, in Davao, Philippines Yadav Poudel, Avenues TV, Rajdhani Daily, Mechi Times April 3, 2012, in Birtamode, Nepal Kamiran Salaheddin, Salaheddin Channel April 2, 2012, in Tikrit, Iraq
Argemiro Cárdenas Agudelo, Metro Radio Estéreo March 15, 2012, in Dosquebradas, Colombia Samid Khan Bahadarzai, Melma Radio February 21 or 22, 2012, in Orgun, Afghanistan Chandrika Rai, Navbharat, The Hitavada February 18, 2012, in Umaria, India
Paulo Roberto Cardoso Rodrigues, Jornal Da Praça, Mercosul News February 12, 2012, in Ponta Porá, Brazil Meherun Runi, ATN Bangla Television February 11, 2012, in Dhaka, Bangladesh Golam Mustofa Sarowar, Maasranga Television February 11, 2012, in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nansok Sallah, Highland FM January 18, 2012, in Jos, Nigeria Shukri Abu al-Burghul, Al-Thawra and Radio Damascus January 3, 2012, in Damascus, Syria
Source of information Links: http://cpj.org/killed/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/jan/11/journalists- killed-list-data
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