Assassinated Journalists in 2008

Vikas Ranjan

(Indian)
Correspondent for daily newspaper Hindustan
Killed on 26 November 2008 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Jagajit Saikia

(Indian)
Correspondent for Amar Asom
Killed on 22 November 2008 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Didace Namujimbo

(Congolese)
Journalist for Radio Okapi
Killed on 21 November 2008 in Democratic Republic of Congo

[UNESCO Statement]

Aresio Padrigao

(Philippines)
dxRS Radyo Natin (Our Radio) journalist
Killed on 17 November 2008 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Armando Rodríguez

(Mexico)
Crime reporter for El Diario
Killed on 13 November 2008 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Qari Mohammad Shoaib

(Pakistan)
Journalist for Azadi and Khabar Kar newspapers
Killed on 8 November 2008 in Pakistan  

[UNESCO Statement]

Abdul Razzak Johra

(Pakistan)
Journalist for Royal TV network
Killed on 3 November 2008 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Ivo Pukanic

(Croatian)
Co-founder of the weekly Nacional and 1999 Journalist of the Year
Killed on 23 October 2008 in Croatia 

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Niko Franjic

(Croatian)
Marketing director of the weekly newspaper Nacional
Killed on 23 October 2008 in Croatia 

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Dyar Abas Ahmed

(Iraqi)
Reporter for the independent online news site Eye Iraq
Killed on 10 October 2008 in Iraq      

Rashmi Mohamed

(Sri Lanka)
Correspondent of Sirasa TV
Killed on 6 October 2008 in Sri Lanka 

[UNESCO Statement]

Wallop Bounsampop

(Thailand)
Editor of Den Siam
Killed on 5 October 2008 in Thailand

[UNESCO Statement]

Jaruek Rangcharoen

(Thailand)
Reporter for the Matichon newspaper
Killed on 27 September 2008 in Thailand

[UNESCO Statement]

Alejandro Xenón Fonseca Estrada

(Mexico)
Journalist for radio station EXA FM
Killed on 23 September 2008 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Ahmed Salim

(Iraqi)
Cameraman for al-Sharqiya television
Killed on 13 September 2008 in Iraq      

Ihab Mu'd

(Iraqi)
Cameraman for al-Sharqiya television
Killed on 13 September 2008 in Iraq      

Qaydar Sulaiman

(Iraqi)
Media worker of al-Sharqiya television
Killed on 13 September 2008 in Iraq      

Musab Mahmood al-Ezawi

(Iraqi)
Journalist for al-Sharqiya Television
Killed on 13 September 2008 in Iraq      

Abdullah Alishaev

(Russian Federation)
Reporter for local television station TV-Chirkei
Killed on 3 September 2008 in Russian Federation

[UNESCO Statement]

Magomet Yevloev

(Russian Federation)
Former editor in chief of www.ingushetiya.ru
Killed on 31 August 2008 in Russian Federation

[UNESCO Statement]

Paul Abayomi Ogundeji

(Nigeria)
Member of the editorial board, newspaper Thisday
Killed on 17 August 2008 in Nigeria  

[UNESCO Statement]

Javed Ahmed Mir

(Indian)
Local television cameraman
Killed on 13 August 2008 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Grigol Chikhladze

(Georgian)
Journalist, Russian Newsweek
Killed on 10 August 2008 in Georgia
  
[UNESCO Statement]

Alexander Klimchuk

(Georgian)
Journalist, ITAR-TASS
Killed on 10 August 2008 in Georgia
 
[UNESCO Statement]

Martin Roxas

(Philippines)
Radio broadcaster and programme director, dyKR-Radio Mindanao Network (RMN)
Killed on 7 August 2008 in Philippines 

[UNESCO Statement]

Soran Mama Hama

(Iraqi)
Journalist, Leven
Killed on 21 July 2008 in Iraq      

Robert Sison

(Philippines)
Correspondent, Regional Bulletin
Killed on 30 June 2008 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Muhieddin Abdul Hamid

(Iraqi)
Presenter, Al-Iraqiya
Killed on 17 June 2008 in Iraq      

Nasteh Dahir Farah

(Somalia)
Reporter, BBC and Vice President of the National Union of Somali Journalists
Killed on 7 June 2008 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Abdul Samad Rohani

(Afghan)
Reporter, BBC World Service
Killed on 7 June 2008 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohammed Ibrahim

(Pakistan)
Journalist, Express TV, Daily Express
Killed on 22 May 2008 in Pakistan 

[UNESCO Statement]

Haidar Hashem Al-Husseini

(Iraqi)
Reporter, Al-Sharq
Killed on 21 May 2008 in Iraq      

Wissam Ali Ouda

(Iraqi)
Cameraman, Afaq TV
Killed on 21 May 2008 in Iraq      

Ashok Sodhi

(Indian)
Photojournalist, Daily Excelsior
Killed on 11 May 2008 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Fadel Shanaa

(Palestine)
Cameraman, Reuters
Killed on 16 April 2008 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Teresa Bautista Merino

(Mexico)
Radio announcer, La Voz que Rompe el Silencio
Killed on 7 April 2008 in Mexico 

[UNESCO Statement]

Felicitas Martínez Sánchez

(Mexico)
Radio announcer, La Voz que Rompe el Silencio
Killed on 7 April 2008 in Mexico 

[UNESCO Statement]

Ilyas Shurpayev

(Russia)
Reporter, Channel One
Killed on 21 March 2008 in Russia

[UNESCO Statement]

Gadzhi Abashilov

(Fédération de Russie)
Directuer du Dagestan's state TV et Radio Broadcasting Company
Assassiné le 21 mars 2008 en/au Fédération de Russie      

Shihab al-Tamimi

(Iraqi)
President, Iraqi Syndicate of Journalists
Killed on 27 February 2008 in Iraq      

[UNESCO Statement]

Hisham Mijawet Hamdan

(Iraqi)
Journalist, Al-Siyassa wal-Karar
Killed on 10 February 2008 in Iraq      

Abdus Samad Chishti Mujahid

(Pakistan)
Photographer and columnist, Akhbar-e-Jehan
Killed on 9 February 2008 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Hassan Kafi Hared

(Somalia)
Reporter, Somali National News Agency
Killed on 28 January 2008 in Somalia 

[UNESCO Statement]

Carsten Thomassen

(Norwegian)
Reporter, Dagbladet
Killed on 14 January 2008 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Pushkar Bahadur Shrestha

(Nepal)
Publisher, Highway Weekly, New Season
Killed on 12 January 2008 in Nepal

[UNESCO Statement]

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