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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 *
Viktor Mikhailov Male 11/05/1996 Russian Russian Federation Link
Igor Grouchetsky Male 10/05/1996 Ukrainian Ukraine Link
Nina Yefimova Female 08/05/1996 Russian Russian Federation Link
Djamel Bouchibi Male 24/04/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Djilali Arabidou Male 12/03/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Belgacem Saadi Male 02/03/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Ferdinand Reyes Male 12/02/1996 Filipino Philippines Link
Allaoua Ait Mebarek Male 11/02/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Djamel Deraza Male 11/02/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Mohamed Dorben Male 11/02/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Abdallah Bouhecheck Male 10/02/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Oleg Slabynko Male 25/01/1996 Russian Russian Federation Link
Mohamed Mekati Male 09/01/1996 Algerian Algeria Link
Mohamed Belkacem Male 21/12/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Khadidja Dahmani Male 05/12/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Ahmed Benkherfallah Female 02/12/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Hamid Mahiout Male 02/12/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Ahmed Khalfoun Male 04/11/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Saida Djebaili Female 16/10/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Abdelwahab Sadaoui Male 15/10/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Rabah Bouguerra Male 13/10/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Omar Ouartilan Male 03/10/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Nourredine Serdouk Male 02/10/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Radja Brahimi Female 09/09/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Said Brahimi Male 09/09/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Mushtaq Ali Male 07/09/1995 Indian India Link
Brahim Gueroui Male 03/09/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Saïd Tazrout Male 03/09/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Ameur Ouagueni Male 21/08/1995 Algerian Algeria Link
Ivan Pelayo Male 16/08/1995 Colombian Colombia Link