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UNESCO observatory of killed journalists

The UNESCO Observatory of Killed Journalists is a comprehensive database and interactive map reflecting information continuously gathered since 1993 on the killing of journalists and comprehensively since 2006.

It includes condemnations of killings by UNESCO’s Director-General and information on judicial enquiries provided by Member States, when permitted by them.

Learn more about the Director-General’s mandate to condemn killings of journalists here.

Total number of results: 1370

Name Gender Date killed Nationality Judicial enquiry status Country in which killed DG condemnation Member State response *
Javier Córdoba Chaguendo Male 18/11/2019 Colombian New request Colombia Link
Abdul Hameed al-Yousef Male 10/11/2019 Syrian New request Syrian Arab Republic Link
Dindo Generoso Male 07/11/2019 Filipino New request Philippines Link
Papy Mahamba Mumbere Male 02/11/2019 Congolese (DRC) New request Democratic Republic of the Congo Link
Buenaventura Calderon Male 01/11/2019 Honduran New request Honduras Link
Maraden Sianipar Male 31/10/2019 Indonesian New request Indonesia Link
Maratua Siregar Male 30/10/2019 Indonesian New request Indonesia Link
Mohammed Hussein Rasho Male 13/10/2019 Syrian New request Syrian Arab Republic Link
Saad Ahmed Male 13/10/2019 Syrian New request Syrian Arab Republic Link
Vedat Erdemci Male 11/10/2019 Turkish New request Syrian Arab Republic Link
Néhémie Joseph Male 10/10/2019 Haitian New request Haiti Link
Edgar Joel Aguilar Male 31/08/2019 Honduran New request Honduras Link
Mirza Waseem Baig Male 30/08/2019 Pakistani New request Pakistan Link
Nevith Condes Jaramillo Male 24/08/2019 Mexican New request Mexico Link
Abdinasir Abdulle Ga'al Male 14/08/2019 Somali New request Somalia Link
Edgar Alberto Nava Lopez Male 02/08/2019 Mexican New request Mexico Link
Jorge Ruiz Vasquez Male 02/08/2019 Mexican New request Mexico Link
Rogelio Barragan Perez Male 30/07/2019 Mexican New request Mexico Link
Precious Owolabi Male 22/07/2019 Nigerian New request Nigeria Link
Anas al-Dyab Male 21/07/2019 Syrian New request Syrian Arab Republic Link
Hodan Nalayeh Female 12/07/2019 Somali New request Somalia Link
Mohamed Sahal Omar Male 12/07/2019 Somali New request Somalia Link
Nadershah Sahibzada Male 12/07/2019 Afghan New request Afghanistan Link
Eduardo Dizon Male 10/07/2019 Filipino New request Philippines Link
Vadym Komarov Male 20/06/2019 Ukrainian New request Ukraine Link
Amjad Hassan Bakir Male 18/06/2019 Syrian New request Syrian Arab Republic Link
Romario da Silva Barros Male 18/06/2019 Brazilian New request Brazil Link
Muhammad Bilal Khan Male 16/06/2019 Pakistani New request Pakistan Link
José Libardo Montenegro Male 11/06/2019 Colombian New request Colombia Link
Norma Sarabia Female 11/06/2019 Mexican New request Mexico Link