A way of honouring the courage and determination of men and women who lose their lives while reporting on conflicts, challenging governments or investigating corruption and crime, WAN-IFRA’s figures include all media workers killed in the line of duty or targeted because of their work. They also include cases where the motive is unsure or where official investigations have not been completed.
(Cases are listed by region and order of country)
17 MEDIA EMPLOYEES KILLED SO FAR IN 2013
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For 2011 figures, click here.
For previous years, click here.
Abdihared Osman ADen, producer, Shabelle Media Network
Mohamed Ibrahim Raage, reporter and producer, Radio Mogadishu and Somali National Television
Malfaldo Bezerra Goes, radio host, FM Rio Jaguaribe
Rodrigo Neto de Faria, journalist, Radio Vanguardia and Vale do Aço
Walgney Assis Carvalho, freelancer, Vale do Aço
Jaime Guadalupe González Domínguez, editor, OjinagaNoticias
Imran Shaikh, senior cameraman, Samaa TV
Saif ur Rehman, senior reporter, Samaa TV
Mirza Iqbal Hussain, photographer, News Network International
Malik Mumtaz, journalist, Geo News television and News International
Mahmut Jan Afridi, journalist, head of the Kalat Press Club
Aslam Durrani, journalist, Daily Pakistan in Peshawar.
EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA: 1
Mikhail Beketov, Khimkinskaya Pravda, Russia
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA: 4
Suhail Mahmoud al-Ali, news editor and reporter, Dunya TV
Yves Debay, journalist, Assault online newsmagazine
Mohamed al-Mesalma, a.k.a. Mohamed al-Hourani, broadcast reporter, Al-Jazeera
Olivier Voisin, photographer, freelancer