Assassinated Journalists in 2014

Youssef Mahmoud El-Dous

(Syrian)
Journalist for Orient TV
Killed on 8 December 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Rami Adel Al-Asmi

(Syrian)
Journalist for Orient TV
Killed on 8 December 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Abdul-Rahman Khalil

(Syrian)
Journalist for Orient TV
Killed on 8 December 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Luke Somers

(American)
Freelance journalist
Killed on 6 December 2014 in Yemen

[UNESCO Statement]

Abdirisak Ali Abdi

(Somalian)
Contributor to Radio Daljir and HornCable TV
Killed on 18 November 2014 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Fernando Raymondi Uribe

(Peruvian)
Working for the Peruvian weekly Caretas
Killed on 9  November 2014 in Peru

[UNESCO Statement]

Antonia Maribel Almada Chamorro

(Paraguayan)
Assistant at ABC Color
Killed on 16 October 2014 in Paraguay

[UNESCO Statement]

Pablo Medina Velázquez

(Paraguayan)
Journalist for ABC Color
Killed on 16 October 2014 in Paraguay

[UNESCO Statement]

Maria de Rosario Fuentes Rubio

(Mexican)
Contributor to blog Valor por Tamaulipas
Killed on 15 October 2014 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Taing Try

(Cambodian)
Local reporter and member of journalist association "Khmer Bracheathibtey"
Killed on 12 October 2014 in Cambodia

[UNESCO Statement]

Antonio Gamboa Urias

(Mexican)
Editor of local magazine Nueva Prensa
Killed on 10 October 2014 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Raad Al Azawi

(Iraqi)
Reporter for local Sama Salaheddin TV news channel
Killed on 10 October 2014 in Iraq

[UNESCO Statement]

Moatasem Billah Werfali

(Libyan)
Freelance journalist and presenter for Libya Alwatan radio
Killed in Libya on 8 October 2014

[UNESCO Statement]

Tayeb Issa Hamouda

(Libyan)
One of the founders of the Touareg cultural television channel Tomast
Killed in Libya on 5 October 2014

[UNESCO Statement]

Tawfiq Faraj Ben Saud

(Libyan)
Radio host on Lyniana Hits and human rights activist
Killed in Libya on 19 September 2014

[UNESCO Statement]

Facély Camara

(Guinean)
Radiojournalist for Liberté FM
Killed on 16 September 2014 in Guinea

[UNESCO Statement]

Molou Chérif

(Guinean)
Technician at the N'Zérékoré province rural radio station
Killed on 16 September 2014 in Guinea

[UNESCO Statement]

Sidiki Sidibé

(Guinean)
Intern at the N'Zérékoré province rural radio station
Killed on 16 September 2014 at Guinea

[UNESCO Statement]

Steven Sotloff

(American)
Freelance journalist
Killed on 2 September 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

James Foley

(American)
Journalist for GlobalPost and Agence France Presse
Killed on 19 August 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Abdul Rahman Hamid al-Din

(Yemeni)
Engineer and producer for Sanaa Radio
Killed on 15 August 2014 in Yemen

[UNESCO Statement]

Nery Francisco Soto Torres

(Honduran)
Radio and television journalist
Killed on 14 August 2014 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement]

Simone Camilli

(Italian)
Journalist for Associated Press
Killed on 13 August 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Ali Shehda Abu Afash

(Palestinian)
Translator for Associated Press
Killed on 13 August 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Luis Carlos Cervantes

(Colombian)
Radio station director and journalist
Killed on 12 August 2014 in Colombia

[UNESCO Statement]

Octavio Rojas Hernández

(Mexican)
Reporter for the daily El Buen Tono and Communications Director
Killed on 11 August 2014 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Leyla Yildizhin

(Iraqi)
Photographer and TV journalist for the Firat News Agency
Killed on 8 August 2014 in Iraq

[UNESCO Statement]

Andrei Stenin

(Russian)
Photojournalist for the press agency Rossiya Segodnya
Killed on 6 August 2014 in Ukraine

[UNESCO Statement]

Timur Kuashev

(Russian)
Correspondent for Dosh magazine
Found dead on 1 August 2014 in Russia

[UNESCO Statement]

Rami Rayan

(Palestinian)
Photographer Palestine Network for Press and Media
Killed on 31 July 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Sameh al-Aryan

(Palestinian)
Cameraman Al Aqsa TV
Killed on 31 July 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Daher

(Palestinian)
Journalist 'Al Resalah' newspaper
Died on 31 July 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Ahed Zaqout

(Palestinian)
Presenter Palestine TV
Killed on 30 July 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Nolberto Herrera Rodríguez

(Mexican)
Cameraman, editor and reporter
Found dead in Mexico on 29 July 2014

[UNESCO Statement]

Khaled Reyadh Hamad

(Palestinian)
Cameraman 
Killed on 20 July 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Carlos José Orellana

(Salvadoran)
Cameraman local TV station Canal 99
Killed on 12 July 2014 in El Salvador

[UNESCO Statement]

Donny Buchelli Cueva

(Peruvian)
Owner of Solimar Radio and presenter on Más Radio
Killed on 10 July 2014 in Peru

[UNESCO Statement]

Hamid Shihab

(Palestinian)
Driver for the Media 24 news agency
Killed on 9 July 2014 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar Keynan

(Somalian)
Journalist for the Mogadishu-based private Radio Mustaqbal and Ergo Radio
Killed on 21 June 2014 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Edgar Pantaleón Fernández Fleitas

(Paraguayan)
Journalist for the community radio station Belén Comunicaciones
Killed on 19 June 2014 in Paraguay
  
[UNESCO Statement]

Anton Voloshin

(Russian)
Sound engineer working for the Russian public broadcaster VGTRK
Killed on 19 June 2014 in Ukraine

[UNESCO Statement]

Igor Kornelyuk

(Russian)
Television journalist working for the Russian public broadcaster VGTRK
Killed on 19 June 2014 in Ukraine

[UNESCO Statement]

Jorge Torres Palacios

(Mexican)
A veteran reporter who wrote for the Dictamen de Guerrero website
Found dead on 2 June 2014 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Naseeb Miloud Karnafa

(Libyan)
Programme coordinator for state-owned TV station Libya Al-Wataniya
Killed on 29 May 2014 in Libya

[UNESCO Statement]

Hernán Cruz Barnica

(Honduran)
Journalist for a community radio, Opoa, la Voz de la Esperanza
Killed on 28 May 2014 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement]

Meftah Bouzid

(Libyan)
Editor of the weekly newspaper Burniq
Killed on 26 May 2014 in Libya

[UNESCO Statement]

Andrea Rocchelli

(Italian)
Photo journalist and cofounder of the Cesura photo agency
Killed on 24 May 2014 in Ukraine

[UNESCO Statement]

Andrei Mironov

(Russian)
Russian activist and member of the board of the human rights organisation Memorial
Killed on 24 May 2014 in Ukraine

[UNESCO Statement]

Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz

(Paraguayan)
A journalist with local broadcaster Radio Amambay
Killed on 21 May 2014 in Paraguay
  
[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Omar Mohamed

(Somalian)
A humanitarian broadcaster based in Nairobi
Killed on 21 April 2014 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Halim Alouh

(Lebanese)
Technician from Lebanon’s Al-Manar television
Killed on 14 April 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohamed Muntich

(Lebanese)
Cameraman from Lebanon’s Al-Manar television
Killed on 14 April 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Hamza Al-Hajj Hassan

(Lebanese)
Reporter from Lebanon’s Al-Manar television
Killed on 14 April 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Carlos Mejía Orellana

(Honduran)
Marketing manager for Progresso radio
Killed on 11 April 2014 in Honduras

[UNESCO Statement]

Rubylita Garcia

(Filipino)
Reporter for the Remate newspaper
Killed on 6 April 2014 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Anja Niedringhaus

(German)
Associated Press photo journalist
Killed on 4 April 2014 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Mayada Ashraf

(Egyptian)
Journalist for Al-Dustour, an Egyptian daily
Killed on 28 March 2014 in Egypt      

Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid al-Shammari

(Iraqi)
Baghdad Bureau Chief of Radio Free Iraq (al-Iraq al-Hurr)
Killed on 22 March 2014 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Sardar Ahmad

(Afghan)
Senior reporter for Agence France Presse
Killed on 20 March 2014 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Nils Horner

(Swedish)
Hong Kong-based foreign correspondent for Sweden’s national public radio, Sveriges Radio
Killed on 11 March 2014 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Khaled Abed Thamer

(Iraqi)
Cameraman for Al-Iraqia TV
Killed on 9 March 2014 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Muthanna Abdul Hussein

(Iraqi)
Cameraman for Al-Iraqia TV
Killed on 9 March 2014 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Ali Mostafa

(Canadian)
Canadian freelance journalist
Killed on 9 March 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Omar Abdul Qader

(Syrian)
Cameraman for the Beirut-based TV station Al-Mayadeen
Killed on 8 March 2014 in Syria

[UNESCO Statement]

Geolino Lopes Xavier

(Brazilian)
Co-manager of the N3 television company
Killed on 27 February 2014 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Yonni Steven Caicedo

(Colombian)
Cameraman with local television stations TV Noticias and Más Noticias
Killed on 19 February 2014 in Colombia

[UNESCO Statement]

Vyacheslav Veremyi

(Ukrainian)
Correspondent for Ukrainian newspaper Vesti
Killed on 19 February 2014 in Ukraine

[UNESCO Statement]

José Lacerda da Silva

(Brazilian)
Cameraman for regional TV Cabo Mossoró
Killed on 16 February 2014 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Kennedy Germain Muliwavyo

(Congolese)
Journalist for Radio Télévision Muungano d’Oïcha
Killed on 15 February 2014 in Democratic Republic of Congo 

[UNESCO Statement]

Pedro Palma

(Brazilian)
Editor of the Panorama Regional weekly newspaper
Killed on 13 February 2014 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Edilson Dias Lopes

(Brazilian)
Journalist for community radio Explosão Jovem FM
Killed on 11 February 2014 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Santiago Ilídio Andrade

(Brazilian)
Reporter for the television network Bandeirantes
Killed on 10 February 2014 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement]

Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz

(Mexican)
Crime reporter for the newspapers NotiSUR and Liberal del Sur
Found dead on 5 February 2014 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Suon Chan

(Cambodian)
Journalist
Killed on 31 January 2014 in Cambodia 

[UNESCO Statement]

Ahmad Shahid

(Afghan)
Journalist for Radio Nawa and Saba Television
Killed on 26 January 2014 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Noor Ahmad Noori

(Afghan)
Journalist for local radio Bost
Killed on 23 January 2014 in Afghanistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Firas Mohammed Attiyah

(Iraqi)
Freelance reporter for Fallujah TV
Killed on 20 January 2014 in Iraq 

[UNESCO Statement]

Waqas Aziz

(Pakistani)
Technician, employed by Express News
Killed on 17 January 2014 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Ashraf Yusuf

(Pakistani)
Security guard, employed by Express News
Killed on 17 January 2014 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

Khalid Khan

(Pakistani)
Driver, employed by Express News
Killed on 17 January 2014 in Pakistan

[UNESCO Statement]

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