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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: 1368

Name Gender Date killed Nationality Judicial enquiry status Country in which killed DG condemnation Member State response *
Chandan Tiwary Male 29/10/2018 Indian No Information Received So Far India Link
Abdullahi Mire Hashi Male 27/10/2018 Somali No Information Received So Far Somalia Link
Gabriel Soriano Male 24/10/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Sohail Khan Male 23/10/2018 Pakistani Ongoing/Unresolved Pakistan Link Link, Link
Mohammad Salim Angar Male 18/10/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Victoria Marinova Female 06/10/2018 Bulgarian Resolved Bulgaria Link Link
Jamal Khashoggi Male 02/10/2018 Saudi Arabian Ongoing/Unresolved Saudi Arabia Link
Mario Gómez Male 21/09/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Abdirisak Said Osman Male 18/09/2018 Somali No Information Received So Far Somalia Link
Ali Aish Mohammad Youssef Male 16/09/2018 Yemeni No Information Received So Far Yemen Link
Jamaie Abdullah Musib Male 16/09/2018 Yemeni No Information Received So Far Yemen Link
Omar Ezzi Mohammad Male 16/09/2018 Yemeni New request Yemen Link
Ramaz Ahmadi Male 05/09/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Samim Faramarz Male 05/09/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Ahmed al-Hamzi Male 30/08/2018 Yemeni No Information Received So Far Yemen Link
Javier Rodríguez Valladares Male 29/08/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Abid Hussain Male 23/08/2018 Pakistani No Information Received So Far Pakistan Link Link
Marlon Carvalho Araújo Male 16/08/2018 Brazilian Ongoing/Unresolved Brazil Link Link
Ahmed Azize Male 10/08/2018 Syrian No Information Received So Far Syrian Arab Republic Link
Mohammad Dawood Male 10/08/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Jairo Alberto Calderón Male 02/08/2018 Colombian No Information Received So Far Colombia Link
Valentín Rúa Tezada Male 01/08/2018 Colombian No Information Received So Far Colombia Link
Musa Abdul Kareem Male 31/07/2018 Libyan No Information Received So Far Libya Link
Alexander Rastorguyev Male 30/07/2018 Russian No Information Received So Far Central African Republic Link
Kirill Radchenko Male 30/07/2018 Russian No Information Received So Far Central African Republic Link
Orkhan Dzhemal Male 30/07/2018 Russian No Information Received So Far Central African Republic Link
Abdirizak Kasim Iman Male 26/07/2018 Somali No Information Received So Far Somalia Link
Rubén Pat Cahuich Male 24/07/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Denis Suvorov Male 23/07/2018 Russian Resolved Russian Federation Link Link
Mohammad Akhtar Male 22/07/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link