Building peace in the minds of men and women

UNESCO observatory of killed journalists

Total number of results: 1578

Name Gender Date killed Nationality Judicial enquiry status Country in which killed DG condemnation Member State response *
Yameen Rasheed Male 23/04/2017 Maldivian Ongoing/Unresolved Maldives Link
Nikolay Andrushchenko Male 19/04/2017 Russian Resolved Russian Federation Link Link
Famous Giobaro Male 16/04/2017 Nigerian Unresolved – Archived Nigeria Link Link, Link
Wai Yan Heinn Male 16/04/2017 Burmese Resolved Myanmar Link Link, Link
Maximino Rodríguez Palacios Male 14/04/2017 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link Link, Link, Link, Link
Miroslava Breach Velducea Female 23/03/2017 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link Link, Link, Link, Link
Ricardo Monlui Cabrera Male 19/03/2017 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link Link, Link, Link, Link
Joaquin Briones Male 13/03/2017 Filipino Ongoing/Unresolved Philippines Link Link, Link
Mohamed Abazied (aka George Samara) Male 12/03/2017 Syrian No Information Received So Far Syrian Arab Republic Link
Cecilio Pineda Birto Male 02/03/2017 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link Link, Link, Link, Link
José Feliciano Yactayo Rodríguez Male 27/02/2017 Peruvian Ongoing/Unresolved Peru Link Link, Link
Shifa Zikri Ibrahim (aka Shifa Gardi) Female 25/02/2017 Iraqi No Information Received So Far Iraq Link Link, Link
Leónidas Martínez Male 14/02/2017 Dominican Resolved Dominican Republic Link Link, Link
Luis Manuel Medina Male 14/02/2017 Dominican Resolved Dominican Republic Link Link
Taimur Abbas Male 12/02/2017 Pakistani No Information Received So Far Pakistan Link
Abdul Hakim Shimul Male 03/02/2017 Bangladeshi Ongoing/Unresolved Bangladesh Link
Manuel Salvador Villagrán Trujillo Male 19/01/2017 Guatemalan Resolved Guatemala Link
Igor Padilla Male 17/01/2017 Honduran Resolved Honduras Link
Muhammad Jan Male 17/01/2017 Pakistani No Information Received So Far Pakistan Link
Farida Mustakhdim Female 10/01/2017 Afghan Ongoing/Unresolved Afghanistan Link Link
Noorullah Male 10/01/2017 Afghan Ongoing/Unresolved Afghanistan Link Link
Larry Que Male 20/12/2016 Filipino Ongoing/Unresolved Philippines Link Link, Link, Link
Mohammed al-Absi Male 20/12/2016 Yemeni No Information Received So Far Yemen Link Link
Mohammad Nasir Mudasir Male 15/12/2016 Afghan Ongoing/Unresolved Afghanistan Link Link
Soe Moe Tun Male 13/12/2016 Burmese Ongoing/Unresolved Myanmar Link Link, Link
Jesús Adrián Rodríguez Samaniego Male 10/12/2016 Mexican Ongoing/Unresolved Mexico Link Link, Link, Link, Link, Link
Mohammed Thabet al-Obeidi Male 06/12/2016 Iraqi Ongoing/Unresolved Iraq Link Link, Link, Link
Anne Vihavainen Female 04/12/2016 Finnish Resolved Finland Link
Katri Ikävalko Female 04/12/2016 Finnish Resolved Finland Link
Hernán Choquepata Ordoñez Male 20/11/2016 Peruvian Resolved Peru Link Link, Link, Link