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The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

THE THREAT TO JOURNALISTS HAS BECOME 1,080 ONE DEATH PER WEEK Journalists have been killed since 1992... A VICIOUS CYCLE AVERAGE RATE A ATTACK JOURNALIST OR MEDIA WORKER IS KILLED, FOR 88% IMPUNITY BRINGING NEWS TO THE PUBLIC LITERALLY GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER 211 950 CLIMATE OF FEAR JOURNALISTS ARE CURRENTLY JAILED WORLDWIDE ..murdered with impunity DEATHS BY REGION 2006-2012 U.S. CLEARANCE RATES 2009: 77 Europe and North America: 4% (25 deaths) Percentage of cases where no criminal is charged in U.S. : 2006: 70 For violent crimes-- 37.% murder offenses 2010: 65 ASSASSINATED JOURNALISTS Arab States: 59.9% of forcible rape offenses 71.9% of robbery offenses 44.2% of aggravated assault offenses 32% (190 deaths) 2011: 62 Africa: 13% (76 deaths) 2007: 59 For property crimes-- 88% of larceny-theft offenses 87.3% of burglary offenses 88.1% of motor vehicle theft offenses Latin America and the Caribbean: 21% 2008: 46 (123 deaths) Asia and Pacific: 30% (179 deaths) WORLDWIDE BY YEAR ....WHICH MEANS YOU ARE AS LIKELY TO GET AWAY WITH STEALING A CAR IN THE U.S., 2013: 91 AS YOU ARE KILLING A JOURNALIST ABROAD 2012: 123 DEATHS BY SEX Print 244 deaths (41%) DEATHS BY ΤΥPΕ Men: 94% Television 154 deaths (26%) Local journalists: 94% DEATHS BY ΤΥΡΕ OF MEDIA Cross Platform 31 deaths (5%) Women: 6% Foreign correspondents: 6% Web 41 deaths (7%) Radio 123 deaths (21%) "Murder is the ultimate form of censorship" NOVEMBER 2014 END IT INFORMATION INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END IMPUNITY -COMMITTEE TO FOR CRIMES AGAINST PROTECT JOURNALISTS AWARENESS JOURNALISTS Sources: CPJ; FBI; UNESCO; Reporters Without Borders SUPPORT PUBLICIZE INVESTIGATE ADVOCATE CC BY ШЕТ visual.ly This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. Educational, Spontiic and

The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

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This was an entry to Visually and UNESCO's Infographic Competition: Raising Awareness to End Impunity.

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