Assassinated Journalists in 2004

Deyda Hydara

(Gambia)
Managing editor and co-owner of Gambia’ independent newspaper The Point
Killed on 16 December 2004 in Gambia     

[UNESCO Statement]

Stephen Omais

(Philippines)
Staff writer for of the bimonthly community paper Guru Press
Killed on 3 December 2004 in Philippines 

[UNESCO Statement]

Allan Dizon

(Philippines)
Photojournalist for the daily The Freeman and the tabloid Banat News
Killed on 27 November 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Herson Hinolan

(Philippines)
Manager and commentator of Bombo Radiyo radio station
Killed on 13 November 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Gene Boyd Lumawag

(Philippines)
Photographer with the MindaNews news service
Killed on 12 November 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Maria José Bravo

(Nicaragua)
Correspondent of La Prensa daily
Killed on 9 November 2004 in Nicaragua

[UNESCO Statement]

Antoine Massé

(Côte d'Ivoire)
Correspondent for the private daily Le Courrier d'Abidjan
Killed on 7 November 2004 in Côte d'Ivoire  

[UNESCO Statement]

Theo Van Gogh

(Netherlands)
Dutch television journalist and Filmaker
Killed on 4 November 2004 in the Netherlands 

[UNESCO Statement]

Dhia Najim

(Iraq)
Freelancer for Reuters and The Associated Press
Killed on 1 November 2004 in Iraq      

Hassan Alwan

(Iraq)
Al-Arabiya
Killed on 31 October 2004 in Iraq      

Ali Adnan

(Iraq)
Al-Arabiya
Killed on 31 October 2004 in Iraq      

Ramziya Moushee

(Iraq)
Al-Arabiya
Killed on 31 October 2004 in Iraq      

Alahin Hussein

(Iraq)
Al-Arabiya
Killed on 31 October 2004 in Iraq      

Nabil Hussein

(Iraq)
Al-Arabiya
Killed on 31 October 2004 in Iraq      

Likaa Abdel-Razak

(Iraq)
Journalist for Al-Charkia television
Killed on 27 October 2004 in Iraq      

Veronika Cherkasova

(Belarus)
journalist for the independent Belarus newspaper Solidarnost
Killed on 25 October 2004 in Belarus

[UNESCO Statement]

Shahid Anwar

(Bangladesh)
Assistant editor of the Daily Asian Express
Killed on 24 October 2004 in Bangladesh

[UNESCO Statement]

Eldy Gabinales

(Philippines)
Philippines radio commentator
Killed on 19 October 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Dina Mohammed Hassan

(Iraq)
Correspondent for Al-Hurriya TV
Killed on 14 October 2004 in Iraq      

Karam Hussein

(Iraq)
European Pressphoto Agency photographer
Killed on 14 October 2004 in Iraq      

Dipankar Chakrabarty

(Bangladesh)
Editor of the daily newspaper Durjoy Bangla
Killed on 2 October 2004 in Bangladesh

[UNESCO Statement]

Juan Andújar

(Dominican Republic)
Correspondent with the Santo-Domingo-based daily Listín Diario
Killed on 14 September 2004 in Dominican Republic

[UNESCO Statement]

Hossain Kamal

(Bangladesh)
Daily newspaper "Ajker Kagoj"
Killed on 22 August 2004 in Bangladesh

[UNESCO Statement]

Iyer Balanadarajah

(Sri Lanka)
Weekly newspaper "Thinamurasu"
Killed on 20 August 2004 in Sri Lanka

[UNESCO Statement]

Noel Villarante

(Philippines)
DZJV Radio
Killed on 19 August 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Dakendra Raj Thapa

(Nepal)
Radio Nepal
Killed on 11 August 2004 in Nepal

[UNESCO Statement]

Enzo Baldoni

(Italy)
Freelancer
Killed on 8 August 2004 in Iraq      

[UNESCO Statement]

Roger Mariano

(Philippines)
DZJC-Aksyon Radio
Killed on 31 July 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Paul Klebnikov

(United States)
Forbes Magazine
Killed on 9 July 2004 in Russia

[UNESCO Statement]

Humayun Kabir Balu

(Bangladesh)
Regional daily "Dainik Janmabhumi"
Killed on 24 June 2004 in Bangladesh   

[UNESCO Statement]

Francisco Javier Ortiz Franco

(Mexico)
Zeta
Killed on 22 June 2004 in Mexico 

[UNESCO Statement]

Ely Binoya

(Philippines)
Radio Natin
Killed on 17 June 2004 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Simon Cumbers

(Ireland) BBC Killed on 7 June 2004 in Saudi Arabia

Nadia Nasrat

(Iraq)
Diyala TV
Killed on 18 March 2004 in Iraq      

Ali Al-Khatib

(Iraq)
Al-Arabiya Television
Killed on 18 March 2004 in Iraq      

Ricardo Ortega

(Spain)
"Antena 3" Television
Killed on 7 March 2004 in Haiti

[UNESCO Statement]

Khalil Al-Zaben

(Palestine)
"An-Nashra" Magazine
Killed on 1 March 2004 in Palestine      

Antonio de la Torre Echeandía

(Peru)
Freelancer
Killed on 14 February 2004 in Peru

[UNESCO Statement]

Ruel Endrinal

(Philippines)
Freelancer
Killed on 11 February 2004 in Philippines 

[UNESCO Statement]

Carlos Guadamuz

(Nicaragua)
Freelancer
Killed on 10 February 2004 in Nicaragua

[UNESCO Statement]

Oscar Alberto Polanco-Herrera

(Colombia)
Canal Noticias Cartago Television Channel
Killed on 10 February 2004 in Colombia 

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohammed Duraid Isa

(Iraq)
Cable News Network
Killed on 2 February 2004 in Iraq      

Sajid Tanoli

(Pakistan)
Daily Newspaper "Shumaal"
Killed on 29 January 2004 in Pakistan  

[UNESCO Statement]

Manik Shaha

(Bangladesh)
Daily "New Age" newspaper
BBC’s Bengali-language service
Killed on 20 January 2004 in Bangladesh

[UNESCO Statement]

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