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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 *
Joey Llana Male 20/07/2018 Filipino Ongoing/Unresolved Philippines Link
Mustafa Salama Male 16/07/2018 Syrian No Information Received So Far Syrian Arab Republic Link
Niraz Saeed Male 16/07/2018 Syrian No Information Received So Far Syrian Arab Republic Link
Luis Pérez García Male 09/07/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
José Guadalupe Chan Dzib Male 29/06/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Gerald Fischman Male 28/06/2018 American New request United States of America Link Link
John McNamara Male 28/06/2018 American New request United States of America Link Link
Rebecca Smith Female 28/06/2018 American New request United States of America Link Link
Rob Hiaasen Male 28/06/2018 American New request United States of America Link Link
Wendi Winters Female 28/06/2018 American New request United States of America Link Link
Jairo Sousa  Male 21/06/2018 Brazilian Ongoing/Unresolved Brazil Link Link, Link
Shujaat Bukhari Male 14/06/2018 Indian No Information Received So Far India Link
Shahjahan Bachchu Male 11/06/2018 Bangladeshi Resolved Bangladesh Link
Muhammad Yusuf Male 10/06/2018 Indonesian Resolved Indonesia Link Link
Dennis Denora Male 07/06/2018 Filipino Ongoing/Unresolved Philippines Link
Anwar Al-Rakan Male 02/06/2018 Yemeni No Information Received So Far Yemen Link
Zachary Stoner Male 30/05/2018 American New request United States of America Link
Héctor González Antonio Male 29/05/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Alicia Díaz González Female 24/05/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Ibrahim al-Munjar Male 17/05/2018 Syrian No Information Received So Far Syrian Arab Republic Link
Juan Carlos Huerta Martínez Male 15/05/2018 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link
Edmund Sestoso  Male 02/05/2018 Filipino Ongoing/Unresolved Philippines Link
Ali Salimi Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Ebadollah Hananzi Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Ghazi Rasoli Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Maharam Darani Female 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Norozali Rajabi Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Sabvon Kakeker Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Salim Talash Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link
Shah Marai Fezi Male 30/04/2018 Afghan No Information Received So Far Afghanistan Link