Assassinated Journalists in 2010

Sun Hongjie

(Chinese)
Senior reporter for the Beijiang Chenbao newspaper
Killed on 28 December 2010 in China 

[UNESCO Statement]

Muhammad Khan Sasoli

(Pakistan)
Correspondent of Royal TV and the INP news agency in Khuzdhar and president of the town’s press club
Killed on 14 December 2010 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Omar Rasim al-Qaysi

(Iraqi)
Journalist working for the satellite television channel Al-Anbar TV
Killed on 12 December 2010 in Iraq

Abdul Wahab

(Pakistan)
Journalist for Express News
Killed on 6 December 2010 in Pakistan  

[UNESCO Statement]

Altaf Chandio

(Pakistan)
President of the Mirpur Khas press club and bureau chief of the private Sindhi language channel, AWAZ (voice)
Killed on 6 December 2010 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Pervez Khan

(Pakistan)
Journalist for WAQT TV
Killed on 6 December 2010 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Mazen Mardan al-Baghdadi

(Iraqi)
Reporter for Al-Mosuliya television
Killed on 21 November 2010 in Iraq

Abdul Hameed Hayatan Hayatan

(Pakistan)
Journalist for the Urdu-language Daily Intikhab
Killed on 18 November 2010 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Francisco Gomes de Medeiros

(Brazilian)
Head of the news division of Radio Caicó FM
Killed on 18 October 2010 in Brazil    

[UNESCO Statement]

Tahrir Kadhim Jawad

(Iraqi)
Freelance cameraman
Killed on 4 October 2010 in Iraq 

Luis Carlos Santiago Orozco

(Mexico)
Photographer and journalist for El Diario
Killed on 16 September 2010 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Mujeebur Rehman

(Pakistan)
Senior correspondent for the newspaper Daily Pakistan
Killed on 16 September 2010 in Pakistan 

[UNESCO Statement]

Misri Khan Orakzai

(Pakistan)
Correspondent in Hangdu for several newspapers
Killed on 14 September 2010 in Pakistan 

[UNESCO Statement]

Dickson Ssentongo

(Uganda)
News presenter at Radio Prime
Killed on 13 September 2010 in Uganda

[UNESCO Statement]

Paul Kiggundu

(Uganda)
Correspondent of Top Radio and several TV stations in Uganda
Killed on 10 September 2010 in Uganda

[UNESCO Statement]

Safaa al-Khayat

(Iraqi)
Journalist for Al-Mosuliyah television
Killed on 8 September 2010 in Iraq      
[UNESCO Statement]

Riad al-Saray

(Iraqi)
Journalist for al-Iraqiya TV,
Killed on 7 September 2010 in Iraq      

Sayed Hamid Noori

(Afghan)
Former news anchor of Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA)
Killed on 5 September 2010 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Alberto Graves Chakussanga

(Angolan)
Journalist on private Radio Despertar
Killed on 5 September 2010 in Angola

[UNESCO Statement]

Barkhad Awale Adan

(Somalia)
Director of Hurma Radio
Killed on 24 August 2010 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Israel Zelaya Diaz

(Honduran)
Radio journalist
Killed on 24 August 2010 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Ridwan Salamun

(Indonesian)
Television journalist
Killed on 21 August 2010 in Indonesia      

Magomedvagif Sultanmagomedov

(Russian)
Editor-in-chief of the television station Makhachkala-TV
Killed on 11 August 2010 in Russian Federation  

[UNESCO Statement]

Assaf Abu Rahal

(Lebanon)
Journalist for the daily Al-Akhbar
Killed on 3 August 2010 in Lebanon 

[UNESCO Statement]

Devi Prasad Dhital

(Nepal)
Chairman of the community radio station Tulsipur FM
Killed on 22 July 2010 in Nepal

[UNESCO Statement]

Vijay Pratap Singh

(Indian)
Senior reporter for the Indian Express
Killed on 20 July 2010 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Socrates Giolias

(Greek)
Journalist and director of the radio station Thema 98.9 FM
Killed on 19 July 2010 in Greece

[UNESCO Statement]

Guillermo Alcaraz Trejo

(Mexico)
Former cameraman and employee of the Chihuahua State Commission for Human Rights
Killed on 10 July 2010 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Marco Aurelio Martínez Tijerina

(Mexico)
Radio journalist for the regional station XEDD Radio La Tremenda
Killed on 10 July 2010 in Mexico 

[UNESCO Statement]

Hugo Alfredo Olivera Cartas

(Mexico)
Founder of the local press agency ADN and correspondent for the national agency Quadratin
Killed on 6 July 2010 in Mexico 

[UNESCO Statement]

Hem Chandra Pandey

(Indian)
Journalist for several Hindi-language newspapers
Killed on 1 July 2010 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

María Elvira Hernández Galeana

(Mexico)
Freelance journalist
Killed on 28 June 2010 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Juan Francisco Rodríguez Ríos

(Mexico)
Correspondent for the newspaper El Sol de Acapulco
Killed on 28 June 2010 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Faiz Mohammad Khan Sasoli

(Pakistan)
Former president of the Khuzdar Press Club
Killed on 27 June 2010 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Jean-Léonard Rugambage

(Rwanda)
Deputy editor-in-chief of the Rwandan fortnightly Umuvugizi and Rwanda's correspondent for Journaliste en Danger
Killed on 24 June 2010 in Rwanda
  
[UNESCO Statement]

Nestor Bedolido

(Philippines)
Reporter for the Kastigador newspaper
Killed on 19 June 2010 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Luis Arturo Mondragón Morazán

(Honduran)
Owner and news director of Canal 19
Killed on 14 June 2010 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Ejazul Haq

(Pakistan)
Employee of City-42 television
Killed on 28 May 2010 in Pakistan  

[UNESCO Statement] (in French)

Fabio Polenghi

(Italy)
Photographer for presitigious magazines
Killed on 18 May 2010 in Thailand

[UNESCO Statement]

Sayid Ibragimov

(Dagastan, Russian Federation)
Director of the local television station TBS
Killed on 13 May 2010 in Russian Federation

[UNESCO Statement]

Ghulam Rasool Birhamani

(Pakistan)
Reporter for the daily Sindhu Hyderabad
Killed on 10 May 2010 in Pakistan  

[UNESCO Statement]

Sardasht Osman

(Iraqi)
Reporter for Ashtiname and a regular contributor to independent news websites Sbei, Awene, Hawlati, and Lvinpress.
Killed on 6 May 2010 in Iraq      

Sheikh Nur Abkey

(Somalia)
Journalist at the state-run Radio Mogadishu
Killed on 4 May 2010 in Somalia 

[UNESCO Statement]

Ngota Ngota Germain

(Cameroonian)
Editor of the weekly Cameroun Express
Killed on 29 April 2010 in Cameroon
    
[UNESCO Statement]

Jorge Alberto Orellana

(Honduran)
Journalist of commercial local TV channel Televisiòn de Honduras
Killed on 20 April 2010 in Honduras 

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Luis Antonio Chévez Hernández

(Honduran)
Presenter with Radio W105
Killed on 13 April 2010 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Winnai Ditthajorn

(Thailand)
Freelance photographer for Australia’s ABC News
Killed on 10 April 2010 in Thailand

[UNESCO Statement]

Hiroyuki Muramoto

(Japanese)
Cameraman for Reuters
Killed on 10 April 2010 in Japan

[UNESCO Statement]

Patient Chebeya Bankome

(Congolese)
Reporter and freelance cameraman
Killed on 5 April 2010 in Democratic Republic of Congo 

[UNESCO Statement]

José Bayardo Mairena

(Honduran)
Radio journalist for the radio stations Excélsior and Super 10
Killed on 26 March 2010 in Honduras 

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Manuel Juárez

(Honduran)
Radio journalist for the radio stations Excélsior and Super 10.
Killed on 26 March 2010 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Nahúm Palacios Arteaga

(Honduran)
News director for television channel Canal 5 in Aguán
Killed on 14 March 2010 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Evaristo Pacheco Solis

(Mexico)
Reporter with the weekly Visión Informativa
Killed on 12 March 2010 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Arun Singhaniya

(Nepal)
Chairman of Janakpur Today Publications, which publishes Janakpur Today and operates Radio Today
Killed on 1 March 2010 in Nepal

[UNESCO Statement]

Joseph Hernandez Ochoa

(Honduran)
Host of the “Encuentros” programme broadcast of Canal 51 television
Killed on 1 March 2010 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State] (in Spanish)

Ashiq Ali Mangi

(Pakistan)
Reporter for the private television channel Mehran TV
Killed on 17 February 2010 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Jamim Shah

(Nepal)
Head of satellite TV station Channel Nepal and cable TV company Space Time Network
Killed on 7 February 2010 in Nepal

[UNESCO Statement]

José Luis Romero

(Mexico)
Crime reporter for Radio Linea Directa
Killed on 16 January 2010 in Mexico 

[UNESCO Statement]

Rupert Hamer

(British)
Defence correspondent of the British daily Sunday Mirror
Killed on 9 January 2010 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Bobi Tsankov

(Bulgarian)
Journalist for the newspaper Weekend
Killed on 5 January 2010 in Bulgaria

[UNESCO Statement]

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