Assassinated Journalists in 2013

Zakir Ali

(Pakistan)
Bureau chief of news channel Abb Takk TV
Killed on 31 December 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Omar Al-Dulaimy

(Iraqi)
Correspondent for the Voice of Ramadi radio
Killed on 31 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Abdel Hamid

(Iraqi)
Archives Manager, Salaheddin TV
Killed on 23 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Wissam Al-Azzawi

(Iraqi)
Presenter, Salaheddin TV
Killed on 23 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Ahmad Al-Khatib

(Iraqi)
Cameraman, Salaheddin TV
Killed on 23 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Jamal Abdel Nasser

(Iraqi)
Producer, Salaheddin TV
Killed on 23 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Raad Yassin

(Iraqi)
Chief news editor, Salaheddin TV
Killed on 23 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Nawras Al-Nouaimi

(Iraqi)
Presenter for the regional satellite channel Al-Mosuliya
Killed on 15 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Rogelio “Tata” Butalid

(Filipino)
Blocktime commentator at Radyo Natin
Killed on 11 December 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Juan Carlos Argeñal Medina

(Honduran)
Owner of the television station Vida Televisión and a correspondent for the Hondura’s Globo television network
Killed on 7 December 2013 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement]

Sai Reddy

(Indian)
Reporter for the Hindi-language newspaper Deshbandhu
Killed on 6 December 2013 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Michael Diaz Milo

(Filipino)
A talk show host for DXFM radio
Killed on 6 December 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Kawa Ahmed Germyani

(Iraqi)
Editor of the magazine Rayal and correspondent for the Awene newspaper
Killed on 5 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Yasser Faysal Al-Joumaili

(Syria)
Freelance journalist
Killed on 4 December 2013 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Adel Mohsen Hussien

(Iraqi)
Writer and journalist
Killed on 2 December 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Radwan Gharyani

(Libya)
Owner and manager of radio Tripoli FM
Killed on 1 December 2013 in Libya

[UNESCO Statement]

Joas Dignos

(Filipino)
DXGT radio broadcaster
Killed on 29 November 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Wahdan Al-Hamdani

(Iraqi)
Cameraman for Baghdad-based satellite channel Al Taghee
Killed on 27 November 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Alaa Edwar

(Iraqi)
Cameraman for Nineveh Al-Ghad Television
Killed on 24 November 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Saleh Haifyana

(Libya)
Fassato news agency photographer
Killed on 15 November 2013 in Libya

[UNESCO Statement]

Ghislaine Dupont

(France)
Radio journalist for Radio France International (RFI)
Killed on 2 November 2013 in Mali

[UNESCO Statement]

Claude Verlon

(France)
Radio journalist for Radio France International (RFI)
Killed on 2 November 2013 in Mali

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Mohamud

(Somalia)
Journalist for Universal TV
Killed on 26 October 2013 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Bashar al-Nuaimi

(Iraqi)
Journalist for Al-Mousilya television channel
Killed on 24 October 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Manuel Murillo Varela

(Honduran)
Cameraman for TV Globo
Killed on 24 October 2013 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement]

Cláudio Moleiro de Souza

(Brazilian)
Manager of Rádio Meridional
Killed on 12 October 2013 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Ayub Khan Khattak

(Pakistan)
A reporter for the Karak Times
Killed on 11 October 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Ghanem

(Iraqi)
Journalist for the independent television channel Al-Sharqiya
Killed on 5 October 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Karim al-Badrani

(Iraqi)
Journalist for the independent television channel Al-Sharqiya
Killed on 5 October 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

José Darío Arenas

(Colombian)
Newspaper vendor and occasional contributor for EXTRA del Quindío
Killed on 28 September 2013 in Colombia

[UNESCO Statement]

Édison Alberto Molina

(Colombian)
Hosted a radio programme on legal affairs on community station Puerto Berrío Stereo
Killed on 11 September 2013 in Colombia

[UNESCO Statement]

Israr

(Indian)
Freelance photographer
Killed on 7 September 2013 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Rajesh Verma

(Indian)
News cameraman for the national IBN7 channel
Killed on 7 September 2013 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Vergel Bico

(Filipino)
An editor for weekly newspaper Kalahi
Killed on 4 September 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Fernando Solijon

(Filipino)
Hosted a daily programme DxLS Love Radio
Killed on 29 August 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Rakesh Sharma

(Indian)
Reporter for Hindi-language daily Dainik Aaj (Today)
Killed on 23 August 2013 in India

[UNESCO Statement]

Haji Abdul Razzak

(Pakistan)
Reporter for the Urdu-language newspaper Daily Tawar
Killed on 21 August 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez

(Guatemalan)
Hosted a news programme on Optimo 23 cable television
Killed on 19 August 2013 in Guatemala 

[UNESCO Statement]

Tamer Abdel Raouf

(Egyptian)
Regional director of Egypt’s Al-Ahram newspaper
Killed on 19 August 2013 in Egypt      

Ahmed Sharif

(Somalia)
Seasoned professional, who worked for the State-run Radio Mogadishu
Killed on 16 August 2013 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Michael Deane

(British)
Veteran cameraman for the British Sky News television
Killed on 14 August 2013 in Egypt      

Habiba Abdelaziz

(Egyptian)
Journalist for the Dubai-based weekly Xpress
Killed on 14 August 2013 in Egypt      

Mosab Al-Shami

(Egyptian)
Photojournalist for Rassd News Network (RNN)
Killed on 14 August 2013 in Egypt      

Ahmed Abdel Gawad

(Egyptian)
Journalist for the Egyptian daily Al-Akhbar
Killed on 14 August 2013 in Egypt      

Azzedine Qusad

(Libya)
Television presenter for independent broadcaster for Libya Al-Hurra
Killed on 9 August 2013 in Libya

[UNESCO Statement]

Luis de Jesús Lima

(Guatemalan)
Journalist and broadcaster at Radio Sultana Zacapata
Killed on 6 August 2013 in Guatemala 

[UNESCO Statement]

Mario Sy

(Filipino)
Freelance contributor to Sapol News Bulletin newspaper
Killed on 1 August 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Bonifacio Loreto

(Filipino)
Columnist for the Aksyon Ngayon
Killed on 30 July 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Richard Kho

(Filipino)
Columnist for the Aksyon Ngayon
Killed on 30 July 2013 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Jose Gomez Naudin

(Colombian)
Journalist for Radio Guadalajara
Killed on 29 July 2013 in Colombia

[UNESCO Statement]

Alberto López Bello

(Mexico)
Crime reporter for El Imparcial newspaper
Found dead on 17 July 2013 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

 

Anibal Barrow

(Honduran)
Former host of a popular morning talk show on Globo TV
Killed on 11 July 2013 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement]

Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev

(Russian)
Deputy editor of the Novoye Delo weekly newspaper
Killed on 9 July 2013 in Russian Federation  

[UNESCO Statement]

Ahmed Assem el-Senousy

(Egyptian)
Photographer with the newspaper Al-Horreya-Wal-Adalah (Freedom and Justice)
Killed on 8 July 2013 in Egypt      

Liban Abdullahi Farah

(Somalia)
Somali Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) and London-based Kalsan TV
Killed on 7 July 2013 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Mario Ricardo Chávez Jorge

(Mexico)
Journalist for El Ciudadano Newspaper
Found dead on 26 June 2013 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

 

Thomas Pere

(Uganda)
Journalist at the New Vision newspaper
Killed on 17 June 2013 in Uganda

[UNESCO Statement]

Yara Abbas

(Syria)
Reporter for the State-run Al-Ikhbariya television channel
Killed on 27 May 2013 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Ahmed Ali Joiya

(Pakistan)
Crime reporter
Killed on 24 May 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Pierre Richard Alexander

(Haitian)
Correspondent for Radio Kiskey and host of a daily debate programme on Radio Delta
Killed on 19 May 2013 in Haiti

[UNESCO Statement]

Guylain Chanjabo

(Congolese)
Journalist for Radio Canal Revelation
Killed on 17 May 2013 in Democratic Republic of Congo 

[UNESCO Statement]

Alberto Lázaro del Valle

(Colombian)
Radio director and presenter
Killed on 10 May 2013 in Colombia

[UNESCO Statement]

Muwaffak al-Ani

(Iraqi)
Broadcaster
Killed on 6 May 2013 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Carlos Artaza

(Paraguay)
Photographer for the Governor’s press office
Killed on 24 April 2013 in Paraguay
  
[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh

(Somalia)
Former member of the National Union of Somali Journalists and presenter at Radio Shabelle
Killed on 21 April 2013 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Walgney Assis Carvalho

(Brazilian)
Photographer for Vale do Aço newspaper
Killed on 14 April 2013 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Fausto Valdiviezo Moscoso

(Ecuadorian)
Journalist for the television channels Ecuavisa, Sí TV, RTS and TC Televisión
Killed on 11 April 2013 in Ecuador

[UNESCO Statement]

Mikhail Beketov

(Russian)
Former editor in chief of Khimkinskaya Pravda
Killed on 8 April 2013 in Russian Federation  

[UNESCO Statement]

Luis Alberto Lemus

(Guatemalan)
Vice-President of the Jutiapa Journalists Association (APJ) and owner of Radio Stereo Café and Café TV
Killed on 7 April 2013 in Guatemala 

[UNESCO Statement]

Rahmo Abdulkadir

(Somalia)
Journalist for Radio Abduwaq
Killed on 24 March 2013 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Jaime Napoleón Jarquín Duarte

(Guatemalan)
Journalist for Nuestro Diario
Killed on 20 March 2013 in Guatemala 

[UNESCO Statement]

Rodrigo Neto de Faria

(Brazilian)
Crime reporter for Rádio Vangarda AM and the daily newspaper Vale do Aço
Killed on 8 March 2013 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Jaime González Dominguez

(Mexico)
Editor of the Ojinaga Noticias news website
Killed on 3 March 2013 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Mehmood Jan Afridi

(Pakistan)
Journalist for The Daily Intekhab
Killed on 1 March 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Malik Mumtaz

(Pakistan)
Journalist for Geo News television, Jang Online News and the daily paper News International
Killed on 27 February 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Olivier Voisin

(France)
News Photographer
Killed on 24 February 2013 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Luis Choy Yin Sandoval

(Peruvian)
Photographer for El Comercio newspaper
Killed on 23 February 2013 in Peru

[UNESCO Statement]

Mafaldo Bezerra Goes

(Brazilian)
Radio journalist for FM Rio Jaguaribe
Killed on 22 February 2013 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Marcelino Vázquez

(Paraguay)
Owner and manager of Radio Sin Fronteras 98.5 FM
Killed on 6 February 2013 in Paraguay
  
[UNESCO Statement]

Abdihared Osman Adan

(Somalia)
Journalist for Radio Shabelle
Killed on 18 January 2013 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Al-Massalma

(Syria)
Also known as Mohamed Al-Hourani
A correspondent for Al Jazeera, the Qatari television network
Killed on 18 January 2013 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Yves Debay

(French-Belgium)
A journalist specialist on the military and had been covering the Syrian conflict for Assaut
Killed on 18 January 2013 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Ikechukwu Udenu

(Nigeria)
Editor of monthly newspaper Anambra News
Killed on 12 January 2013 in Nigeria

[UNESCO Statement]

Imran Shaikh

(Pakistan)
A news cameraman for Samaa TV
Killed on 11 January 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohammad Iqbal

(Pakistan)
A photographer with the news agency News Network International (NNI)
Killed on 11 January 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Saif-ur-Rehman

(Pakistan)
A Samaa News reporter
Killed on 11 January 2013 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Renato Machado Gonçalves

(Brazilian)
Manager and co-owner of Radio Barra FM in Brazil’s state of Rio de Janeiro
Killed on 8 January 2013 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Issa Ngumba

(Tanzania)
Community radio reporter
Killed on 8 January 2013 in Tanzania

[UNESCO Statement]

Elisabeth Blanche Olofio

(Central African)
Community radio journalist
Killed on 8 January 2013 in Central African Republic

[UNESCO Statement]

Suhail Mahmoud Al-Ali

(Syria)
Syrian TV journalist
Killed on 4 January 2013 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

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