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Old 13th February 2005, 19:44
YAUTIAPR YAUTIAPR is offline
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I had never thought about Human Rights when it came to journalists. Simply because I felt they know what they are doing and if they get killed plenty of people will get involved and somebody in the government will have to pay.
I now think it is not always true.

I looked at the statistics and they do not look good. In the last 9 years there have been 337 confirmed killings and



Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty: Statistics for 1995-2004 was a very large number.



Total number of confirmed killings from 1995-2004: 337

For more information, including case data, please contact CPJ at info@cpj.org

DEADLIEST COUNTRIES



Country 10 year Total
Iraq . . . . . . . . . . .
Algeria . . . . . . . . .
Colombia . . . . . . .
Russia . . . . . . . . .
Philippines . . . . . .
India . . . . . . . . . . .
Sierra Leone . . . .
Brazil . . . . . . . . . . .
Afghanistan . . . . . .
Mexico . . . . . . . . .
Bangladesh . . . . .

DEADLIEST YEARS

Year Confirmed Killings

2004...........56
1995...........51
2003...........38
2001...........37
1999...........36




YEARLY TOTALS


Year Confirmed Killings

1995........... 51
1996........... 26
1997........... 26
1998........... 24
1999........... 36
2000........... 24
2001........... 37
2002........... 19
2003........... 38
2004........... 56

VARIOUS STATISTICS

Number of journalists killed in cross fire from 1995-2004: 67

Number of journalists murdered from 1995-2004: 244

Number of journalists murdered with impunity from 1995-2004: 209

Number of journalists threatened before killed from 1995-2004: 60

Number of journalists kidnapped before murdered from 1995-2004: 22

Number of female journalists killed from 1995-2004: 19

Number of American* journalists killed from 1995-2004: 9

Number of cameramen and photographers killed from 1995-2004: 62

Number of radio journalists killed from 1995-2004: 60


*American journalists refer to U.S. journalists killed overseas while performing their job, and journalists killed for their work in the United States who are believed to be U.S. residents. This number was published and included the year up to 2004.

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I will keep looking at these numbers.

Yautia
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Old 14th February 2005, 11:23
cheo_malanga cheo_malanga is offline
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y que tal de los que son apresados? montones de periodistas son apresados por practicar los derechos que claramente lista la declaracion universal de derechos humanos.
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