Credits: All from AP - from left: Martin Mejia (Lima 2000), David de la Paz (Mexico City 1999), Jose Luis Magana (Mexico City 1998), Nasser Nasser (Ramallah 2002), Srdjan Ilic (Kosovo 1998) & Nasser Nasser (Ramallah 2000).
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Journalist Safety
UN Resolution 1738


Journalist Safety
CoE Resolution 1535


Killing The Messenger
- INSI Global Inquiry - Report and Recommendations


Live News Africa
- A Survival Guide for Journalists


AIB Directory

Translations of key INSI information are available below in PDF format.
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CASUALTIES RECORDED IN 1999
Journalists and Media Workers killed War Zones and other hostile areas in 1999

This list provides name, country where death occurred, nationality, occupation and brief note of circumstances.

(f) indicates that the person killed was a woman

1. Ependiyev - Russia (Chechnya) - Chechen. Editor-in-Chief Groznensky Rabochy, mortally wounded by rocket fire.

2. Mezhidov - Russia (Chechnya). Cameraman for TV Tsentr, killed filming air attack on refugee convoy.

3. Gagayev - Russia (Chechnya) - Chechen. Cameraman for TV Nokh Cho, killed filming air attack on refugee convoy.

4. Motta - Colombia - Colombian. shot while filming FARC attack on town for TV Garzon.

5. Thoenes - East Timor - Dutch. Financial Times reporter. Ambushed, killed and body mutilated.

6. Muliawan - East Timor - Indonesian. Asia International Press TV reporter ambushed & killed with 7 civilians.

7. Mitrovic - FRY* - Serb. Programme Director killed in NATO missile attack on Radio Television Serbia (RTS).

*By 1999 Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) had become the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

8. Stukalo - FRY - Serb. Foreign programmer killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

9. Stevanovic - FRY - Serb. Foreign programmer killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

10. Bancovic - FRY - Serb. Video mixer killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

11. Munitlak - FRY - Serb. Make-up artist killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

12. Jankovic - FRY - Serb. TV technician killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

13. Tasic - FRY - Serb. TV technician killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

14. Deletic - FRY - Serb. Cameraman killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

15. Stoimenovski - FRY - Serb. TV technician killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

16. Stojanovic - FRY - Serb. TV technician killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

17. Jontic - FRY - Serb. Technician killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

18. Markovic - FRY - Serb. TV security staff member killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

19. Joksimovic - FRY - Serb. TV security staff member killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

20. Jovanovic - FRY - Serb. Programme operator killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

21. Medic - FRY - Serb. Programme designer killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

22. Dragojevic - FRY - Serb. TV security staff member killed in NATO missile attack on RTS.

23. Ying - FRY - Chinese. Reporter killed in NATO bombing of Chinese embassy.

24. Yuhuan - FRY - Chinese. Reporter killed in NATO bombing of Chinese embassy.

25. Xinghu - FRY - Chinese. Reporter killed in NATO bombing of Chinese embassy.

26. Gruener - FRY - German. Stern Magazine reporter, shot by sniper.

27. Kraemer - FRY - German. Stern photographer, shot by sniper.

28. Alit - FRY. Interpreter, shot by sniper with above.

29. Stojkovic - FRY. Working with Stern team. Shot by sniper.

30. Supriadi - Indonesia - Indonesian. Reporter for Medan Pos newspaper. Abducted in Aceh. Hacked to death.

31. Roeh - Lebanon - Israeli. Reporter for Radio Kol Israel, killed during terrorist attack in Lebanon.

32. Cole - Sierra Leone - S. Leonean. SKY-FM 106 radio reporter, killed by Revolutionary United Front (RUF).

33. Oguogo - Sierra Leone - Nigerian. Deputy Editor, Concord Times, shot by RUF.

34. Kamara - Sierra Leone - S. Leonean. Reporter for Radio Kiss 104 FM, shot dead by RUF.

35. Mansaray - Sierra Leone - S. Leonean. Editor of Standard Times, died with entire family when house set on fire.

36. Tierney - Sierra Leone - American. AP TV producer, shot by rebels while travelling in ECOMOG convoy.

37. Juma Jalloh - Sierra Leone - S. Leonean. Editor of African Champion. Mistaken for rebel. Killed by soldier from ECOMOG (West African monitoring group)

38. Bah Bah - Sierra Leone - S. Leonean. Freelance journalist, shot and stabbed by rebels in front of his family.

39. Kamara - Sierra Leone - S. Leonean. Freelance for Vision newspaper. Abducted and killed by rebels.

40. Turay - Sierra Leone. Reporter for Punch, Daily Mail, Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service. Shot.



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