At least 1,195 journalists have been killed because
of their work since 1992, including several this
month. In those identified as murders, prosecutions
have occurred in only 13 percent of the cases.
Murderers often go unpunished
In at least 787 cases, journalists have been directly targeted for murder, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. That number excludes journalists killed in combat and on other dangerous assignments. The group has found only 34 cases in which everyone has been convicted.Iraq and the Philippines have the highest numbers of journalists murdered. Since 1992, when the Committee to Protect Journalists began tracking the data, no murder case has been fully resolved in the Philippines, Syria or India.
Countries with the most journalists killed…