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ASSASSINATED IRAQI MEDIA PROFESSIONALS

Nr

Name

Profession

Date

Incident

1

Qomran Abdul Razzaq

translator in the BBC

6/04/2003

killed when the American troops bombed a Kurdish convoy in the north of Iraq

2

Unknown interpreter

Iraqi interpreter working for Malaysian journalists

12/04/2003

killed when gunmen ambushed and kidnapped the group in Baghdad.

3

Waleed Khalifa Hassan Al-Dulami

Elisabeth Neuffer's translator

9/05/2003

died in the accident where Elisabeth Neuffer died, near Samarra.

4

Aqeel Mohammad Rasheed Al-Janabi

editor in chief of Al-Faiha newspaper

24/06/2003

killed by knife stabs in his town Hilla

5

Ahmad Kareem

reporter , Kurdistan Satellite Channel

25/08/2003

shot and killed by U.S. forces outside the bureau's office along the Tigris River. 

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6

Ahmad Shawkat

editor in Bila-Itijah weekly

28/10/2003

killed by two armed men who raided his house and shot him

7

Doraid Issa Mohamad

translator and producer in CCN

27/01/2004

shot in an ambush in Baghdad outskirts

8

Yassir Khattab

driver with CNN

27/01/2004

shot in an ambush in Baghdad outskirts

9

Abdul Sattar Abdul Kareem

photographer

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

10

Ayoob Mohamad Salih

cameraman, Kurdistan Satellite Channel

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

11

Ghareeb Mohamad Salih

cameraman KSC

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

12

Heiman Mohamad Salih

cameraman in Qulan TV

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

13

Kamiran Mohamad Omar

freelancer

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

14

Mahdi Khashnaw

Nassree, Kurdish newspaper, editor in chief

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

15

Mahdi Saad Abdulla

Thiraeei newspaper editor-in-Chief

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

16

Nassih Saleem

freelancer

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

17

Safeer Nadir

camera man in Qulan TV (KDP),

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

18

Salah Saidak

Itihad editor–in-Chief

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

19

Shawkat Sheikh Yazdeen

publisher

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

20

Simko Kareem Mohiddeen

free Lance cameraman

1/02/2004

killed in Arbeel when the offices of the Kurdistan National Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party were attacked

21

Mahmood Awad Hamadi

Al-Jazeera newspaper editor-in-Chief

2/03/2004

killed by the American troops in Falluja

22

Selwan Abdelghani Medhi al-Niemi

freelance translator working for the U.S.-funded Voice of America

5/03/2004

fatally shot while driving home from a relative's house. His mother and 4-year-old daughter were also killed. VOA said a motive had not been established. Al-Niemi's wife, Ban Adil Serhan, a former translator for the U.S.-based media company Knight-Ridder, told CPJ that she believes she was also an intended target _ and that the assailants mistook al-Niemi's mother for her.

23

Majeed Rasheed

technician in IMN

18/03/2004

shot by armed men in Diyala (Baquba)

24

Mohamad Ahmad Sarhan

Security agent with IMN

18/03/2004

shot by armed men in Diyala (Baquba)

25

Ali Abdul Azziz

cameraman, Al-Arabiya Satellite

18/03/2004

shot by the American troops

26

Ali Al-Khateeb

Al-Arabiya correspondent

18/03/2004

shot by the American troops in Baghdad

27

Nadia Nasrat

announcer in the Iraqi Media Net

18/03/2004

shot by armed men in Diyala (Baquba)

28

Burhan Mohamad Mazhoor

cameraman, ABC

26/03/2004

shot by the American troops in Falluja

29

Omar Hashim Kamil

reporter, Time magazine

26/03/2004

shot by armed men in Baghdad

30

As'ad Kadim

Iraqiya TV reporter

19/04/2004

shot by the American troops In Samarra, with his driver

31

Husein Salih

driver, Al-Iraqiya

19/04/2004

shot by the American troops in Samarra

32

Rasheed Hamid Wali

cameraman in Al-Jazeera news channel

21/05/2004

shot by unknown fire source, in Karbala

33

Unknown

Translator

25/05/2004

 

34

Muhammad Aldin

interpreter working for Japanese freelance journalists Shinsuke Hashida and Kotaro Ogawa

27/05/2004

killed along with the two journalists when their car was attacked by gunmen in Mahmoudiya, 20 miles (30 kilometers) south of Baghdad, according to news reports. (Agence France-Presse (AFP) listed the interpreter as Mohamed Najmedin

35

Mahmood Ismael Dawood

reporter, Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed newspaper

29/05/2004

shot by armed men in Baghdad

36

Samiya Abd al-Jabir

administrator and technician, Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed

29/05/2004

 shot by unknown armed men in Baghdad

37

Sahar Saad  Al-Noaimi

reporter in Meezan and Al-Hayat Al-Jadida

3/06/2004

killed when a grenade was thrown on his car in Kerkuk

38

Abdel Karim Jassem

technician of Al-Iraqiya TV station

12/06/2004

Killed in Al Qaim [source: IBC]

39

Jawad Kassem Hamadi

driver of Al-Iraqiya TV station

12/06/2004

Killed in Al Qaim [source: IBC]

40

Husam Ali

freelance cameraman

15/08/2004

killed in Falluja by unknown armed men

41

Mahmood Hamid Abbass

cameraman, German TV

15/08/2004

shot by unknown armed men in Fallujah

42

Isam Hadi Muhsin Al-Shumary

Cameraman Südost Media

15/08/2004

Still missing, probably killed

43

Ali Jabir

Iraqi journalist accompanying the Italian journalist Enzo Baldini

21/08/2004

killed by armed men near Najaf, after the Italian journalist was kidnapped

44

Jamal Tafeeq Salman

photographer, Gazeta Wyborcza August 25, 2004

25/08/2004

shot by unknown armed men in Baghdad

45

Ghareeb

driver working for freelance journalist Enzo Baldoni

28/08/2004

The driver and Baldoni were ambushed by gunmen while traveling outside Baghdad, accordinmg to news reports and CPJ sources. The two were reported missing on August 20. They were believed to be heading to the southern city of Najaf, where U.S. forces had battled with Shiite insurgents for several weeks

46

Ismael Tahir Mohsin

reporter for AP

2/09/2004

shot near his house by unknown armed men

47

Ahmad Jasim

reporter, Al-Iraqiya

7/10/2004

shot by unknown armed men

48

Dina Mohamad Hassan

reporter to Al-Huriya TV

14/10/2004

killed in Adhamiya by armed men

49

Karam Hussein

photographer

14/10/2004

Pressphoto, killed in Mosul

50

Liqa' Abdul Razzaq

newsreader in Al-Sharqiya TV

27/10/2004

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

51

Unknown translator

translator

27/10/2004

Gunmen killed Liqaa Abdul-Razzaq, an Iraqi news reader, and her translator on their way home from work at al-Sharqiya television in Baghdad.

52

Nasralla Al-Dawoodi

editor-in-chief of Al-Iraq Daily

30/10/2004

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

53

Ali Adnan

technician, Al-Arabiya

30/10/2004

car bomb targeted Al-Arabiya office

54

Hassan Alwan Al Dehlegi

Al-Arabiya

30/10/2004

car bomb targeted Al-Arabiya office

55

Nabeel hassan

Al-Arabiya

30/10/2004

car bomb targeted Al-Arabiya office

56

Ramziya Moushi

Al-Arabiya

30/10/2004

car bomb targeted Al-Arabiya office

57

Alahin Hussein

Al-Arabiya

30/10/2004

car bomb targeted Al-Arabiya office

58

Wadallah Sarhan

editor-in-chief Akhbar Al-Mosul

1/11/2004

killed by unknown armed men near his home

59

Dhia Najim

cameraman, Reuters

1/11/2004

shot by an American sniper in his head when he was covering the fighting between armed men and the American troops

60

Maisoon Abdul Hafidh

editing designer, in Al-Jumhoriya newspaper

10/01/2005

killed near her office in Baghdad

61

Muayd Sámi

editor-in-chief of the Parliament news paper in Baquba

13/01/2005

killed by unknown armed men

62

Ali Dhia Hassan

reporter in al-Nahdha newspaper

16/01/2005

shot by unknown armed men in Baghdad

63

Huda Dhia Hassan

Ali Dhia Hassan's sister, reporter in Nahdha newspaper

16/01/2005

shot by unknown armed men in Baghdad

64

Fadhil Hussein Al-Khafaji

reporter in Al-Da'wa newspaper

30/01/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

65

Dawod Qassim

reporter, The German Radio

4/02/2005

killed with his wife and father by unknown armed men in Baghdad

66

Abdul Hussein el-Fayath

Al-Hurra satellite channel reporter

9/02/2005

killed with his son,3, by unknown armed men in Basra

67

Dler Karam Ali

Kurdish journalist working for the Al-Ittihad Al-Isalmi and Al-Ofoq Al-Islami newspapers

12/02/2005

shot and injured by US forces on the road between Baghdad and Darbandikhan, in Northern Iraq. He died 3 days later in hospital. He was passing through a US military checkpoint on his way to cover the elections when US soldiers on duty asked the car to stop, the driver refused and the soldiers started shooting at the car, seriously injuring Karam Ali.

68

Unidentified driver

driver working for Mohammad Sherif Ali, an Iraqi journalist working for Al-Hurra, a U.S.-funded Arabic television station

25/02/2005

killed when gunmen attacked their car in Iskandiriyah, a town about 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Baghdad. Ali was seriously injured in the attack.

69

Raida Al-Wazzan

announcer in Al-Iraqiya satellite TV

28/02/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Mosul

70

Laiq Ibrahim

reporter in Kurdistan radio

10/03/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Kerkuk

71

Husan Hilal Sarsam

cameraman in Kurdistan TV

14/03/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Mosul

72

Ali Ibrahim Issa

cameraman, Al-Hurriya TV

14/04/2005

killed in an explosion near the interior ministry in Baghdad

73

Fadhil Hazim Fadhil

Al-Hurriya TV reporter 

14/04/2005

killed in an explosion near the interior ministry in Baghdad

74

Ahmad Abdul Jabbar Hashim

reporter in Al-Sabah Daily

1/04/2005

kidnapped and killed by unknown armed men

75

Shadman Abdullah Izzedine

a prominent personality on Kirkuk TV

15/04/2005

Unidentified assailants gunned down Izzedine and Abdullah, as they were driving on the main highway from Kirkuk to Baghdad. Kurdish journalists in Kirkuk said that their car was fired on by a group of armed men driving in a black Nissan. Local journalists also said that Kirkuk TV's anti-insurgent stance has made it vulnerable to attack from armed groups, and they believe Izzedine was targeted for his work with the station.

76

Laiq Abdullah

assistant of Shadman Abdullah Izzedine

15/04/2005

Unidentified assailants gunned down Izzedine and Abdullah, as they were driving on the main highway from Kirkuk to Baghdad. Kurdish journalists in Kirkuk said that their car was fired on by a group of armed men driving in a black Nissan. Local journalists also said that Kirkuk TV's anti-insurgent stance has made it vulnerable to attack from armed groups, and they believe Izzedine, a prominent personality on Kirkuk TV, was targeted for his work with the station.

77

Ahmed Al Rubai'i

reporter and editor at the U.S.-backed daily Al-Sabah who also worked in the media department of the Iraqi National Assembly

15/04/2005

disappeared in mid-April and is presumed dead. No body has been found. However, his press pass was found in the possession of several criminals arrested in June, and they told authorities that he had been beheaded because he was a "traitor." his newspaper work, al-Rubai'i became a media officer for the National Assembly a few months before his disappearance.

78

Salih Ibrahim

AP reporter

23/04/2005

killed in an explosion targeting the American troops in Baghdad

79

Najat Mohamad Karim

administrator, in Dijla radio

26/04/2005

targeted by a sniper in his office in Baghdad

80

Qasim Mohamad

guard, Dijla radio

26/04/2005

targeted by a sniper in his office in Baghdad

81

Ahmad Adam Mostafa

journalist and writer in Al-Mada Daily

15/05/2005

slaughtered by unknown armed men in Yousfiya

82

Ali Jassem Al Rumi

freelance reporter

15/05/2005

slaughtered by unknown armed men in Yousfiya

83

Najim Abid Khudheir

freelance reporter

15/05/2005

slaughtered by unknown armed men in Yousfiya

84

Jerges Mohammed Sultan

journalist of Al-Iraqiya

31/05/2005

killed near his house by unknown armed men

85

Haydar Al-Jourani

reporter of Al-da'wa newspaper In Najaf

1/06/2005

killed by the American troops in the fighting with the Mahdi Army

86

Muhammad Khalaf

Reporter

10/06/2005

Saadi Khalaf, an Oil Ministry employee; Muhammad Khalaf, a reporter, Esam Fadhil, their cousin, found bound, tortured, gunshot wounds in Dora, Baghdad.[source: IBC]

87

Ahmad Khalid Sultan

reporter of Al-Sad newspaper, member of Young Journalists Association 

17/06/2005

killed by unknown armed men west of Baghdad

88

Jasim Al-Qaissi

reporter in Al-Siyada newspaper

22/06/2005

killed in his car with his son north of Baghdad

89

Jasim Al-Sheikhly

freelance journalist

22/06/2005

killed by unknown armed men

90

Maha Ibrahim

editor-in-chief, Baghdad TV

26/06/2005

shot by the American troops in Baghdad

91

Ahmad Wa'il Al-bakri

TV director in Al-Sharqiya TV

28/06/2005

shot by the American troops in Baghdad

92

Yassir Al-Salihi

reporter to an American media group Night Ridder

30/06/2005

shot in his car by the American troops

93

Hadi Hassan Al-Shamari

editing secretary Biladi magazine

1/07/2005

killed by unknown armed men

94

Khalid Sabih Al-Attar

producer and presenter in Al-Iraqiya TV

1/07/2005

kidnapped and killed by unknown armed men in Mosul

95

Haider Karim Azawi

INNA journalist

2/07/2005

Journalist shot dead by US forces in Baghdad [source: IBC]

96

Adnan Al-Bayati

producer and presenter in the Italian TV

23/07/2005

killed in his house in Baghdad by unknown armed men

97

Nouriya Itais

translator of Steven Vincent

2/08/2005

kidnapped and shot down by unknown armed men

98

Abdul Qadir Mohamad Al-Badrani

reporter in Iraqiyoon News Agency, worked also for Reuters, was married and had 3 children.

8/08/2005

shot by the US and Iraqi troops in Falluja

99

Unknown Iraqi journalist

Unknown

10/08/2005

In another development, an Iraqi journalist was shot dead by Iraqi soldiers as he was driving his car near their patrol on a main road in Fallujah, local residents said.

100

Zaid Mohamad Salloom Al-Zubaidi

driver in Al-Hurra news channel

12/08/2005

killed by unknown armed men south of Baghdad

101

Rafed Al Rubaii

Al Irakiya

27/08/2005

 

102

Rafid Mahmood Said al-Anbagy

radio presenter in Diyala, IMN

27/08/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Al-Gatoon area

103

Raed Mahmud

TV director/journalist in Baquba

27/08/2005

Shot down in Baquba [source: IBC]

104

Hayder Kadhim

reporter, Reuters

29/08/2005

shot by the American troops in Hay Al-Adil in Baghdad while he was covering the fighting

105

Walid Khaled Ibrahim

reporter, Reuters

29/08/2005

shot by the American troops in Hay Al-Adil in Baghdad while he was covering the fighting

106

Firas Al-Ma'adhidi

Al-Safeer newspaper reporter

16/09/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Mosul

107

Sabah Mohssin

Al-Iraqiya

17/09/2005

 

108

Haydar Fakhir Al-Tamimi

New York Times reporter and director of Al-Mirbad News Channel

19/09/2005

kidnapped and killed in Basra

109

Hind Ismael

Al-Safeer newspaper reporter in Mosul

20/09/2005

killed by unknown armed men

110

Ahlam Yousif

Tv engineer, Al-Iraqiya TV

22/09/2005

killed in Mosul by unknown armed men

111

Bassem al-Fadli

manager of Al-Iraqiya TV station

22/09/2005

killed in Mosul by unknown armed men

112

Sabah Salmane

journalist

1/09/2005

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=22998

113

Mohamad Haroon Al-Fatlawi

secretary general of Iraqi Journalists Union, editor-in-chief of Al-Qadhiya Daily

19/10/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

114

Ahmad Hussein Al-Maliki

reporter in Tallafar newspaper

7/11/2005

kidnapped for two months then killed by unknown armed men in Musol

115

Akeel Abdul Ridha

Al-Iraqiya

28/11/2005

killed by unknown armed men

116

Muqdad Muhsin

Al-Iraqiya

28/11/2005

killed by unknown armed men

117

Abdul Salaam Ahmad

reporter in Al-Soumariya TV

10/12/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

118

Khalid Muhammad

Al-Iraqiyah TV station employee

27/12/2005

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

119

Alan Anoi

translator, Christian Science Monitor

7/01/2006

killed when the American journalist Jill Carol was kidnapped in Baghdad

120

Sarmad Salman

freelance sports reporter

10/01/2006

kidnapped and killed by armed men in Baghdad

121

Mahmood Za'al

reporter  Baghdad TV

14/01/2006

killed by the American troops in Khaldiya

122

Luaay Salam Radeef

Al-Baghdadia

16/01/2006

 

123

Hamza Hussein

sports reporter, Al-Diyar TV

22/01/2006

killed in a car bomb in Baghdad

124

Abdul Razzaq A-Na'as

writer and professor of journalism in Baghdad university

29/01/2006

shot by unknown armed men, in Baghdad

125

Mohammad Siddik

driver and security guard who worked part time with the Voice of America

17/02/2006

shot and killed by an unknown assailant near his home in the Doura section of Baghdad. The attack took place shortly after Siddik dropped a VOA correspondent at Baghdad airport. The assailant approached Siddik and shot him in the head and torso while Siddik waited in line to buy cooking oil at a shop near his home

126

Raeda Wazzan

news anchor with the Iraqi state TV channel Al-Iraqiya

20/02/2006

kidnapped on February 20, was found dead five days later on a roadside in Mosul, where the journalist had lived and worked, according to press reports citing her husband. She had been shot in the head repeatedly. Gunmen had also kidnapped Wazzan's 10-year-old son, but he was released days later

127

Adnan Kheiralla

tv engineer, Al-Arabiya

23/02/2006

kidnapped and killed by unknown armed men in Salahddeen

128

Atwar Bahjat

Al-Arabiya correspondent

23/02/2006

kidnapped and killed by unknown armed men in Salahddeen

129

Khalid Mahmood Al-Falahi

Al-Arabiya cameraman

23/02/2006

kidnapped and killed by unknown armed men in Salahddeen

130

Khaled Mohsen

Al-Arabiya sound technician

23/02/2006

kidnapped and killed by unknown armed men in Salahddeen

131

Monsif Abdulla Al-Khalidi

news director in Baghdad TV

7/03/2006

killed by unknown armed men in Mosul

132

Amjad Hamid Mohsin

Al-Iraqiya TV director

11/03/2006

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad, including his driver

133

Anwar Turky

driver, Al-Iraqiya TV

11/03/2006

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

134

Mohsin Khodeir

editor-in-chief, Alefba' magazine

13/03/2006

killed by unknown armed men

135

Ali Hamid Al-Mayahi

reporter in Al-Da'wa newspaper

19/03/2006

killed by the American-Iraqi joint troops when he was covering a military raid on a mosques in Baghdad

136

Kamil Manahi Anbar

reporter in Al-Nahar and correspondent of the  Institute of War and Peace Journalism

19/03/2006

killed by the American-Iraqi joint troops when he was covering a military raid on a mosques in Baghdad

137

So'oud Muzahim al-Shoumari

correspondent for the Egypt-based satellite channel Al-Baghdadia

4/04/2006

found shot in Baghdad's southern district of Doura on April 4 by Iraqi police and taken to Yarmouk hospital morgue.

138

Abdul Jalil Jasim Al-Mahamadawi

reporter in Al-Risala newspaper

8/04/2006

killed in a suicide explosion while he was covering a Friday prayer in a mosque in Baghdad

139

Qusai Al-Amiri

media coordinator in Al-Bilad radio

22/04/2006

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

140

Sa'd Shammari

TV journalist who hosted a show on the Al-Iraqiyah channel

5/05/2006

found wrapped in a blanket and dumped on the side of a road in Baghdad. The journalist was apparently strangled.

141

Sa'ud M'Zahim Al Hudaythi

working for Baghdadiyah TV

5/05/2006

Circumstances are unknown.

142

Abdel Majid al-Mehmedawi

reported on social issues

5/05/2006

murdered by unidentified gunmen in Baghdad’s center, according to local sources. The motive for his killing was unknown.

143

Ismail Mohammad Khalaf

Al Sabah

7/05/2006

killed in a car bomb attack in Baghdad

144

Laith Mishan al-Dulaimi

Iraqi journalist, Al-Nahrain TV, a private station

8/05/2006

found dead south of Baghdad, a day after they were stopped by men wearing police uniforms

145

Muazaz Ahmed Barood

Iraqi journalist, Al-Nahrain TV, a private station

8/05/2006

found dead south of Baghdad, a day after they were stopped by men wearing police uniforms

146

Abed Shaker al Delaimi

Photographer for Jumhureyya and al Qadeseyya newspapers and occasional freelance for Reuters

8/05/2006

killed in Basra by unknown armed men

147

Saud M’Zahim Al-Hedaithi

Baghdadiyah TV

8/05/2006

killed by unknown armed men in Baghdad

148

Abbas Ahmed Kadhem

journalist at al Adaalah (Justice) newspaper

10/05/2006

was found dead in al Madaen. This is the same district where Laith Mashaan and Muazaz Ahmed were murdered on Sunday May 7th.

149

Muzahim al-Hadithi

worked for a pro-Sunni Iraqi television station

11/05/2006

Baghdad (Dora) A reporter who  was gunned down in Baghdad…He was found dead - shot repeatedly in the head - in Baghdad's notorious Dora neighborhood last week

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150

Sadek al-Shammari

of the German-based news organization, Iraqi News Network

18/05/2006

shot dead by insurgents in Jisr Diyala, south of the Iraqi capital.

151

jafaar Ali

TV Sports presenter of Al Iraqiya

31/05/2006

11th Al-Iraqiya employee gunned down in Baghdad

152

Mohammed Jassim

cameraman for Al-Iraqiya TV, , May 31, 2006

31/05/2006

killed by unknown gunmen north of Baghdad

153

Ibrahim Seneid

Journalist Al Bashara

13/06/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=18030

154

Alaa Hassan

Iraqi journalist, who reported for the international news agency IPS (Inter Press Service), was shot and killed in Baghdad.

28/06/2006

Hassan was killed on Jun. 28 by armed men as he drove to work. It appears he was not targeted, but was just in the wrong place at the wrong time

155

Ossama Qadeer

Cameraman, Fox News

29/06/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=18170

156

Adel Naji Al Mansouri

Journalist Al Alam TV

1/08/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=18451

157

Abdul Wahab Abdul Razeq Ahmad Al Qaisie

Journalist, editor-in-chief of Kul Al-Dunya magazine

31/07/2006

Monday night, Iraqi journalist Abdul Wahab Abdul Razeq Ahmad Al Qaisie was found dead 10 days after he was kidnapped by masked gunmen in Baghdad

158

Riyad Muhammad Ali

a reporter for the local weekly Tal Afar al-Yawm

31/07/2006

Riyad Muhammad Ali was shot by unidentified assailants in Mosul on Sunday.

159

Riyad Atto

Talafar al Youm

1/08/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=18498

160

Ismail Amin Ali / Ismael Mohammad

freelance journalist

7/08/2006

Late Monday, police found the bullet-riddled body of Ismail Amin Ali, 30, about a half mile from where he was abducted two weeks ago in northeast Baghdad. The body showed sign of torture.

161

Mohammed Abbas Hamad

a journalist for the Shiite-owned newspaper Al-Bayinnah Al-Jadida

7/08/2006

Mohammed Abbas Hamad, 28 was shot by gunmen at he left his home Monday in the Adil section of western Baghdad, police Lt. Mohammed Khayoun said.

162

Unidentified

A guard employed by the state-run daily newspaper Al-Sabah

27/08/2006

killed when an explosive-packed car detonated in the building’s garage at about 8:30 a.m. The blast killed another, unidentified person, injured 20 others, and caused severe damage to the newspaper building in Baghdad’s northern Waziriya district

163

Iyad Nassif al-Mousawai

Journalist, editor at Al-Ameen and Al-Ra’i newspapers

29/08/2006

The Journalistic Freedoms Observatory said on Tuesday that Iraqi journalist Iyad Nassif al-Mousawai was found killed after he was kidnapped by an armed group in Palestine Street in east Baghdad last month.

164

Abdel Karim Al-Roubai

senior technician with the government daily Al-Sabah

9/09/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=18806

165

Hadi Anawi al-Joubouri

representative of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate

12/09/2006

Hadi Anawi al-Joubouri, 56, was ambushed as he was driving 125 miles northeast of Baghdad, according to the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory. His body was found riddled with bullets. CPJ is investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

166

Safaa Ismail Inad

journalist at al-Watan Newspaper

12/09/2006

Police found the body of Safaa Ismail Inad shot in the head near Sadr city in eastern Baghdad, police said

167

Alaa Adel

assistant to Isam Rasheed, a "videoblogger" or "correspondent" based in Baghdad

15/09/2006

KILLED by US troops when he was on the way to Isam Rasheed's house. They shot him in the head with a special bullet.

168

Ahmed Riyadh al-Karbouli

correspondent for Baghdad TV

18/09/2006

http://www.cpj.org/news/2006/mideast/iraq18sept06na.html

169

Jassem Hamad Ibrahim

driver for the Iraqi state television channel Al-Iraqiya

4/10/2006

shot by unidentified gunmen in Mosul. The assailants ambushed Ibrahim at about 2 p.m. as he was running errands for the station, according to a source at Nineveh TV, the local affiliate of Al-Iraqiya. His body was found riddled with bullets

170

Jassim Aarif Hassan

Al-Charkiya TV

7/10/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=19138

171

Azad Mohammed Hassan

correspondent to Dar al-Salam Radio

10/10/2006

found killed after he was kidnapped by an armed group a week ago. Dar al-Salam Radio is run by the Sunni Muslim Clerics Commission

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172

Abdel Rahim Nasrallah Al Shumari

Director of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

173

Dhakir Hussein Al Shuwaili

Producer of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

174

Ahmad Shaaban

 Producer "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

175

Nawfal Al Shumari

Deputy Director of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

176

Hussein Ali

Technician of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

177

Sami Nasrallah Al Shumari

Head Administrator of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

178

Maher

 Security Guard of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

179

Ahmed

 Security Guard of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

180

Hassan

 Security Guard of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

181

Ali Jabber

 Security Guard of "Shabiyaa" television station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

182

Bashir

electric generator operator of Shabiyaa TV station

11/10/2006

The death toll in the attack on the local TV station reached 11, with two people seriously wounded.Kamil said some of the gunmen wore police uniforms, and all were masked. According to news reports the gunmen's cars resembled police vehicles.

 

183

Mohammed Abdul Rahman

Radio announcer of Radio Dijala

12/10/2006

He was kidnapped in mid-September in the western Baghdad neighbourhood of Mansour, where he had moved after receiving threats.

184

Ali Hlayel

security guard for Atyaf

13/10/2006

http://www.cpj.org/Briefings/Iraq/iraq_media_killed.html

185

Raed Qais al-Shammari

al-Iraqiya channel...government-run TV

14/10/2006

killed in a drive-by shooting in southern Baghdad.

186

Ali Halil

Al Irakiya journalist

16/10/2006

murdered by gunmen yesterday in the Baghdad district of Al Hurriye

187

Saad Mehdi Shalash

prof in journalism, director of the editing board at Rayat Al Arab newspaper

25/10/2006

killed along with his wife in their home in Baghdad

188

Nakshin Hama Rashid

presenter on the Kurdish-language TV station Atiaf

29/10/2006

murdered in her car along with her driver, Anas Kassim Nejm, in the centre of Baghdad

189

Anis Qassem

driver for the Iraqi state television channel Atyaf

29/10/2006

murdered in her car along with her driver, Anas Kassim Nejm, in the centre of Baghdad

190

Sherin Hamid

TV presenter Al Iraqiya TV

29/10/2006

http://www.ifj.org/pdfs/JournalistsKilled2007finalweb.pdf

191

Abdelmajid Ismael Khalil

Freelance journalist, worked for several national dailies

31/10/2006

kidnapped on 18 October in the east Baghdad neighbourhood of Jamila by gunmen who surrounded his car and forced him to go with them. Local police found his body 13 days later in the same neighbourhood

192

Ahmed al-Rasheed

reporter with al-Sharqiya, an Iraqi satellite TV channel

3/11/2006

killed in Adhamiya around 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to an official with the Iraqi Journalistic Freedoms Observatory. The reporter was in his car when he was killed. Al-Rasheed, 29, started working at the station in September. He previously worked with al-Diyar TV.

193

Qussai Abass

Tariq Al Shaab, a newspaper affiliated to the Communist Party

2/11/2006

gunned down with his driver in a similar fashion as he was travelling to the newspaper’s office in Baghdad

194

Unknown

Driver Tariq Al Shaab newspaper

2/11/2006

gunned down with journalist Qussai Abass as he was travelling to the newspaper’s office in Baghdad

195

Mohammed al-Ban

cameraman for the TV station al-Sharqiya

13/11/2006

Gunmen in Mosul kill him. He also worked for local newspaper Al Masar.

196

Fadia Mohammed Ali

Journalist with the Al Masar newspaper in Mosul

15/11/2006

Gunmen kill journalist Fadia Mohammed Ali and her driver on her way to the newspaper

197

Unknown driver

Driver Al Masar newspaper

15/11/2006

Gunmen kill journalist Fadia Mohammed Ali and her driver on her way to the newspaper

198

Luma Abdallah Al Karkhi

Journalist Al-Dustour

15/11/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=19812

199

Walid Hassan

Journalist Al-Sharkiya

20/11/2006

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=19813

200

Raad Jaafar Hamadi

Journalist Al Sabah

22/11/2006

killed in the east Baghdad neighbourhood of Al-Washash when his car was fired on by four gunmen in another vehicle, which immediately took off.

201

Fadhila Abdul Karim

reporter for Mosul Radio

27/11/2006

killed in Mosul

202

Nabil Ibrahim al-Dulaimi

Journalist Radio Dijlah

4/12/2006

venait de quitter son domicile en voiture quand il a été tué par des assaillants non-identifiés

203

Aswan Ahmed Lutfallah

APTN cameraman

12/12/2006

gunned down today in the city of Mosul, 370 km north of Baghdad. Reuters reported that he had gone to an industrial district to get his car repaired when two gangs started shooting at each other. He was shot when he took out his camera to film the clash.

204

Yasin al-Dulaimi / Yasin al-Yasin

IWPR contributor from Ramadi, in Anbar province, who over the past two years had regularly filed excellent features and news analysis for IWPR’s Iraqi Crisis Report

26/12/2006

died of severe head injures on December 26 after being hit by a roadside bomb in the Baghdad neighbourhood Kadhimiya. He was driving home when the device, targeting a US convoy, went off. He died at the scene.

205

Akil Sarhan

sports TV channel al-Riyadia

29/12/2006

member of the Iraqi media Network) was killed when his car was attacked by an armed group as he drove to work.

206

Ahmed Hadi Naji

messenger and occasional cameraman for the AP

5/01/2007

Naji's wife, Sahba'a Mudhar Khalil, reported him missing Dec. 30 when he did not return that evening. He had left home by motorcycle in the Ashurta Al Khamsa District in southwest Baghdad at 10:30 a.m., telling her he was going to the AP office. Naji's body was found in a morgue. He was found shot in the back of the head, six days after he was last seen by his family leaving for work.

207

Khoudr Younes al-Obaidi

Freelance journalist

12/01/2007

Armed men opened fire on Khoudr Younes al-Obaidi in the evening of 12 January as he returned to his home in Mosul, police said. The journalist, who was as a stringer for several titles, worked mostly for Al-Diwan, the press organ of local tribes. No motiv

208

Yassin Aid Assef

Al Sabah’s correspondent

14/01/2007

killed by a bomb while out covering a story in Baghdad

209

Falah Khalaf Al Diyali

journalist of the daily Al Saha

15/01/2007

shot dead by unidentified gunmen on 15 January in the city of Ramadi

210

Unknown

employee of the governmental daily Al Sabah

16/01/2007

Four employees of the governmental daily Al Sabah were killed in an especially horrifying manner from 12 to 16 January. Two, whose names have not been revealed, were kidnapped from the newspaper’s offices in Baghdad on 12 January and were found with their throats cut the next day near Al Nouman hospital.

211

Unknown

employee of the governmental daily Al Sabah

16/01/2007

Four employees of the governmental daily Al Sabah were killed in an especially horrifying manner from 12 to 16 January. Two, whose names have not been revealed, were kidnapped from the newspaper’s offices in Baghdad on 12 January and were found with their throats cut the next day near Al Nouman hospital.

212

Unknown

security guard Al Sabah

16/01/2007

A security guard’s body was found on the newspaper’s roof on 16 January. The newspaper, which did not want to give out his name, said he was probably shot from a distance with a hunting rifle while patrolling the building’s roof.

213

Salih Mehdi

Mustaqbal radio station

17/01/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

214

Mohammed Nuri

Reporter Iraqi Media Network, assassinated in the Ninewa governorate

20/01/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

215

Baha' Hussein Khalaf

Reporter Iraqi Media Network, assassinated in the Ninewa governorate

20/01/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

216

Dhiaa' Mugotar

editor in chief of the Protection of Consumers business magazine, is assassinated in Adhamiya

24/01/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

217

Munjid Al-Tumaimi

Freelance photographer

28/01/2007

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=20929

218

Sabir Amid Mahdi

reporter, killed in a car bombing in the Babel governate

2/02/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

219

Suhad Al-Khalidi

Reporter for Iraqi Media Network, killed by US troops when their patrol passes by her car in Hilla

4/02/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

220

Nabras Mohammed Hadi

security guard

7/02/2007

Three guards working for the government funded al-Iraqiya TV were killed by fire of foreign security guards in central Baghdad, a media source said. Foreign security guards accompanying a delegation shot and killed three guards working for al-Iraqiya TV.

221

Azhar Abdullah al-Maliki

security guard

7/02/2007

Three guards working for the government funded al-Iraqiya TV were killed by fire of foreign security guards in central Baghdad, a media source said. Foreign security guards accompanying a delegation shot and killed three guards working for al-Iraqiya TV.

222

Sabah Salman

security guard

7/02/2007

Three guards working for the government funded al-Iraqiya TV were killed by fire of foreign security guards in central Baghdad, a media source said. Foreign security guards accompanying a delegation shot and killed three guards working for al-Iraqiya TV

223

Hussein Al Zubaydi

journalist with the weekly al-Ahali

19/02/2007

killed by gunmen in unclear circumstances in Baghdad

224

Abderrazak Hashim Al-Khakani

journalist with radio Jumhuriyat Al Iraq

20/02/2007

The bullet-riddled body of Abderrazak Hashim Al-Khakani, a journalist with radio Jumhuriyat Al Iraq, was discovered in a Baghdad morgue

225

Rasoul Abdul Hussein

reporter, killed together with his wife in Diwaniya

21/02/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

226

Jamal al-Zubaidi

managing editor of Baghdad's al-Safir (the ambassador) newspaper

2/03/2007

found killed in southwest Baghdad and showed signs of having been shot in the head

227

Mohan al-Dhahr

managing editor of al-Mashriq newspaper

3/03/2007

murdered by unidentified gunmen near his home in western Baghdad,

228

Youssef Sabri

Iraqi TV journalist for Biladi TV, a privately-owned station affiliated with al-Dawa

14/03/2007

was among the 22 killed from a car bombing at a Baghdad checkpoint in the al Dawra district in the south of Baghdad. He was reportedly at the checkpoint to film Shia pilgrims leaving the capital for the holy city of Karbala.

229

Hussein al Jaburi

 editor of the daily al-Safir

16/03/2007

 He died from his injuries in a hospital in Amman, Jordan on 16 March where he was taken for treatment after being ambushed outside his Baghdad home on 11 February.

230

Hamid al-Duleimi

producer on the TV channel al-Nahrain

19/03/2007

His body was found dead in the Baghdad morgue. He had been abducted two days previously as he left the channel’s studios.

231

Hamid Mohammed Salih

program director for the Dijlah radio station, is assassinated in the Jami'a district

19/03/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

232

Mohammed Jassim Yousif

reporter for the Iraqi Media Network, assassinated west of Baghdad

31/03/2007

http://www.iraqslogger.com/index.php/post/2215/18_Iraqi_Journalists_Killed_in_2007

233

Khamel Mohsin

well-known to Iraqis as a TV and radio presenter during the Saddam Hussein era.

3/04/2007

kidnapped by gunmen as she left her office in the university district on 3 April. Her body was found the next day. She had worked for Radio Sawa since Saddam’s removal.

234

Khamail Khalaf

freelance journalist for the Arabic-language service of the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) since 2004

6/04/2007

found today, three days after she went missing. She had been shot.
 

235

Thaer Ahmed Jabr

Baghdad TV deputy director

5/04/2007

killed and at least 12 people were wounded in an attack on the satellite TV station yesterday in which a truck laden with explosives was driven at the building and then gunmen opened fire.

236

Husain Nizaer

journalist trainee - Baghdad TV

5/04/2007

killed and at least 12 people were wounded in an attack on the satellite TV station yesterday in which a truck laden with explosives was driven at the building and then gunmen opened fire.

237

Othman al-Mashhadani

Al-Watan

9/04/2007

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=21653

238

Iman Yussef Abdallah

radio mouthpiece of the Mosul workers' union

12/04/2007

Gunmen shot dead Iman Yussef Abdallah and her husband in an eastern area of the city, the Iraqi Association for the Defence of Journalists' Rights said. Their bodies were later set alight in their vehicle,

239

Khaled Fayyad Obaid al-Hamdani

producer for Nahrain, a
satellite television channel in Baghdad

12/04/2007

left his home on April 12 in the neighbourhood of Abu Ghraib and drove to Baghdad, purposefully speeding as he always did along the so-called Highway of Death to minimise danger. An American patrol  spotted him and, apparently alarmed by his speed, shot him dead.

240

Adel al-Badri

Staff employee of Radio Dijla

3/05/2007

gunmen attacked staff at the independent radio station in a predominantly Sunni area of Baghdad, killing two and wounding five, and then bombed the building and knocked the station off the air

241

Unknown

Staff employee of Radio Dijla

3/05/2007

gunmen attacked staff at the independent radio station in a predominantly Sunni area of Baghdad, killing two and wounding five, and then bombed the building and knocked the station off the air

242

Raad Mutasha al-Issawi

chairman of Kirkuk writers' union and owner of al-Raad media institution, which publishes a number of papers

9/05/2007

Three journalists and their driver were killed on Wednesday when their car was intercepted by an armed group near the northern city of Kirkuk.

243

Abdul-Razzaq al-Obeidi

writer working for al-Raad.

9/05/2007

An armed group in a car intercepted and opened fire at the car that three journalists were onboard, killing them on the spot along with the driver near al-Rashad district, 25 km southwest of Kirkuk.

244

Aqeel Abdul-Qader

writer working for al-Raad.

9/05/2007

A police source told Reuters that the men were targeted because of their work, and that they were actually dragged from the car first and tortured before being shot.

245

Nibras Razzaq

Driver

9/05/2007

The killed journalists were Raad Mutashar, chairman of Kirkuk writers' union and owner of al-Raad media institution, which publishes a number of papers, and Imad Abdul-Razzaq al-Obeidi and Aqeel Abdul-Qader, both writers working for al-Raad.

246

Alaa Uldeen Aziz

Cameraman for ABC News

17/05/2007

Two Iraqi journalists working for ABC News were captured by gunmen and executed in Baghdad

247

Saif Laith Yousuf

Soundman for ABC News

17/05/2007

Two Iraqi journalists working for ABC News were captured by gunmen and executed in Baghdad

248

Ali Khaleel

reporter for Az-Zaman

21/05/2007

kidnapped while leaving the home of a relative in Baghdad, and found dead several hours later

249

Mahmoud Hassib al-Qassab

editor of al-Hawadeth weekly

28/05/2007

Unidentified gunmen killed the editor-in-chief of a weekly newspaper published in Kirkuk in front of his house in the predominantly-Turkoman neighborhood of al-Musalla, northern Kirkuk

250

Aidan Abdullah al-Jamiji

in charge of Kirkuk television's Turkoman language section

26/05/2007

the body of Aidan Abdullah al-Jamiji, who was in charge of Kirkuk television's Turkoman language section and was a well-known local musician, was found on 26 May in the boot of his car. The car had been torched and dumped near a cemetery in the northern c

251

Abul Rahman al-Essawi

reporter for the independent National Iraqi News Agency (NINA)

30/05/2007

Unknown armed men on Tuesday night stormed the house of Abul Rahman al-Essawi, a journalist, in Abu Saleh town in Ameriyah Falluja district, south of Fallujah, and opened fire against him and his six-member family. Al-Essawi was killed along with his wife, son, parents and three other relatives,

252

Nazar Abdul-Wahid al-Radi

correspondent for Voices of Iraq and the director of the Young Journalists’ League in Missan

30/05/2007

An armed group consisting of three gunmen opened fire against Nezar Abdul Wahid al-Radi and five other journalists at 11:00 am near al-Arousa Hotel in central Ammara, killing him on the spot. The other journalists survived

253

Saif M. Fakhry

Iraqi cameraman working for the Associated Press

31/05/2007

shot twice while walking to a mosque near his home on his day off, the agency said in a statement, adding that he was the fifth Associated Press (AP) employee to die violently during the Iraq war.

254

Sahar Hussein al-Haydari

Voices of Iraq (VOI) correspondent

7/06/2007

Killed on Thursday afternoon in Mosul by unidentified gunmen. Her name was among other names listed by what is called "Emir of the Islamic State in Mosul". Al-Haydari was born in Baghdad in 1962 and had a bachelor’s degree in media. She is survived by her husband and three daughters.

255

Mohammed Hilal Karji

Journalist for Baghdad TV

7/06/2007

kidnapped June 7 outside his home while on his way to work in the Yousifiyah region south of Baghdad, and his bullet-ridden body was found in a morgue the following day, an official at the station said.

256

Aref Ali Filaih

correspondent working for the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI)

11/06/2007

killed on Monday when an explosive charge went off near Khalis district, 55 km north of Baghdad, while he was performing his mission as a journalist

257

Fleh Dway Megthab

A longtime journalist, he had worked for a state-run newspaper under the former regime and now was the political editor of a government-financed daily Al Sabah.

17/06/2007

kidnapped on Wednesday morning while leaving his house, along with his son, in al-Habebiya neighborhood in eastern Baghdad. Three civilians vehicles intercepted Dway's car and took him captive. His body was found on Sunday in Baghdad's morgue with bullet

 

Unknown

correspondent for the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram (was wounded)

19/06/2007

At least 78 people were killed and 224 wounded, including a correspondent for the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram, in a car bomb explosion targeting the Shi’ite Khillani mosque in a crowded area of central Baghdad on Tuesday afternoon

258

Zeena Shakir Mahmoud

former radio broadcaster, was writing about women's affairs for the Al-Haqiqa newspaper

24/06/2007

Zeena Shakir Mahmoud was shot to death on her way home from work in Mosul. Although she worked for a Kurdish paper, she was a Sunni Arab.

259

Rahim Al-Maliki

Reporter Al-Iraqiya and poet

25/06/2007

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=22723

260

Lu'ay Sulayman Luqman

Journalist

27/06/2007

Lu'ay Sulayman Luqman, journalist, Zuhayr Yusuf Astivu, both members of a Christian cultural society,; gunned down in a drive-by shooting in central Mosul. [source: IBC]

261

Sarmad Hamdi al-Hassani

Journalist for Baghdad TV

27/06/2007

Hassani, 43, was seized from his home in Baghdad's Jamia neighborhood on June 27, his body found the next day, the official said.

262

Hamed Abd Farhan

veteran journalist who had worked for the Iraqi News Agency for over 30 years, as well as several local newspapers and magazines

27/06/2007

Gunmen assassinated an Iraqi journalist near his house in the Turath disrict of southern Baghdad, a source from the Iraqi Journalists Union said.Most recently he worked in the media bureau of the Baghdad Municipality.

263

Louaï Souleimane

Reporter Nineveh

28/06/2007

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=22809

264

Mohammed Hilal Karji

Journalist Baghdad TV

4/07/2007

http://www.ifj.org/assets/docs/101/215/48f5565-778f0d7.pdf

265

Ali Watan

Journalist for Samawa local TV

7/07/2007

killed in the clashes that erupted between security forces and fighters of the Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi army in the southern Iraqi city of Samawa during the last two days

266

Namir Noor-Eldeen

Reuters photographer

12/07/2007

killed in eastern Baghdad at a time when clashes had been taking place between U.S. forces and militants in the area.

267

Saeed Chmagh

Reuters Driver

12/07/2007

killed in eastern Baghdad at a time when clashes had been taking place between U.S. forces and militants in the area.

268

Khalid W. Hassan

Iraqi correspondent with the New York Times

13/07/2007

shot dead in Baghdad's Saidiyah neighborhood, according to New York Times Baghdad Bureau Chief John Burns, who said "the circumstances of the attack remain unclear at this time."

269

Unknown

translator for Reuters

14/07/2007

Gunmen shot dead an Iraqi who worked as a translator for Reuters in Baghdad this week.Family members said they did not want to reveal the name of their son.

270

Mustafa Darwich Germayani

editor for Kirkuk al-Yawm

17/07/2007

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=22982

271

Majid Mohammed

sports reporter for Kirkuk Al-Yawm

17/07/2007

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=22981

272

Adnan Al-Safi

correspondent for the Al-Anwar satellite channel

25/07/2007

shot by a sniper’s bullet in the Utaifiya district of Baghdad

273

Abdul Khaliq al-Habir al-Anbaki

caricaturist in al-Mutamar newspaper

26/07/2007

killed along with his 11-member-family in the car bombing attack that took place on Thursday in Karrada, central Baghdad

274

Anwar Abbas Lafta

CBS translator

26/08/2007

killed by gunmen who stole him from his home. His body was found in the morgue last night

275

Amir al Rashidi

cameraman who works for Al-Iraqiya

3/09/2007

Unidentified gunmen killed Amir al Rashidi, a cameraman who works for Al-Iraqiya, in the centre of Mosul on Monday night

276

Muhannad Ghanim Al Ubeidi

Journalist Radio Dar al-Salam Mosul

20/09/2007

Unidentified gunmen have killed Muhannad Ghanim Ahmed, who worked for the privately owned Radio Dar al-Salam, in the eastern Al-Muharibeen district of the city.

277

Jawad al-Daami

Iraqi television presenter working with the private Al-Baghdadiyah channel

23/09/2007

He was ambushed in the western Baghdad neighbourhood of Al-Qadisiyah as he was driving through the area on Sunday. Gunmen opened fire on his car and Daami was killed instantly.

278

Abdul-Khaliq Nasser

member of the Iraqi press syndicate, was a reporter for the official Iraqi newspapers al-Qadissiya and al-Jumhuriya, which both stopped after the U.S. forces invaded Iraq in 2003. He then worked for several local newspapers in Mosul.

28/09/2007

killed during a late hour on Friday evening when a mortar shell fell in the area of Bab al-Bayd, western Mosul. Nasser was at his brother's home when shell hit it

279

Salih Saif Aldin

reporter for the Washington Post

14/10/2007

fatally shot while on assignment in Iraq. The Post said that reporter Salih Saif Aldin, 32, who had been reporting on clashes between militiamen and insurgents in Baghdad's Sadiyah community, was the first reporter for the newspaper to be killed during the Iraq war. The daily wrote that he died after being shot in the forehead Sunday, apparently at close range, while taking photographs on a street in the notoriously dangerous neighborhood.

280

Jasem Mohammad Noufan

Three journalists, working for al-Watan newspaper, were killed and two of their companions were injured in the attack.  (According to an IFJ statement 18/10/2007, this person was a journalist)

15/10/2007

Unknown gunmen on Sunday night opened fire against two vehicles with a number of journalists onboard on the Kirkuk-Riyadh road near Houd 18 village in southwestern Kirkuk

281

Khaled Mohammad Noufan

Three journalists, working for al-Watan newspaper, were killed and two of their companions were injured in the attack.  (According to an IFJ statement 18/10/2007, this person was a journalist)

15/10/2007

Unknown gunmen on Sunday night opened fire against two vehicles with a number of journalists onboard on the Kirkuk-Riyadh road near Houd 18 village in southwestern Kirkuk

282

Ziyad Tareq Al Dibo

Three journalists, working for al-Watan newspaper, were killed and two of their companions were injured in the attack.  (According to an IFJ statement 18/10/2007, this person was a journalist)

15/10/2007

Unknown gunmen on Sunday night opened fire against two vehicles with a number of journalists onboard on the Kirkuk-Riyadh road near Houd 18 village in southwestern Kirkuk

 

Dhi Abdul-Razak al-Dibo / Eyad Tariq Al-Takriti

freelance reporter, contributed stories to at least two weekly newspapers in Tikrit /  Correspondent of the weekly Al Watan

15/10/2007

killed in an ambush north of Baghdad that left his two security guards wounded. Dhi Abdul-Razak al-Dibo, a 32-year-old freelance reporter, was driving his BMW with his guards near Kirkuk

283

Abdullah, driver

Driver of RFE/RL correspondent

22/10/2007

Unidentified kidnappers killed the driver for Radio Free Iraq correspondent Jumana al-Obaidi when they seized the reporter on her way to a scheduled assignment at the Iraqi Environment Ministry on October 22. The radio service, which said the driver was h

284

Shehab Mohammed al-Hitti

Journalist Baghdad News

27/10/2007

his body was found in a northern district of the capital on 27 October 2007. He had been abducted the same day in al Jami’a in the east of Baghdad while on his way to work. He had worked for Baghdad News since 2003. He worked for several dailies, including al-Zaman and Babel under the previous regime

285

Mohamad Jawad Ali

technician of Biladi, satellite TV

5/12/2007

L’attentat à la voiture piégée qui visait, le 5 décembre 2007, une brigade de l’armée irakienne dans le quartier de Quarada au centre de Bagdad a coûté la vie à Mohamad Jawad Ali, 20 ans, étudiant à l’université technologique de Bagdad et également collaborateur technique de la chaîne satellitaire Biladi.

286

Ali Shafeya Al-Moussawi

Journalist - www.aliveinbaghdad.org 

14/12/2007

Aged 23, Moussawi was found dead in his home in the northeast Baghdad district of Habibiya after an Iraqi military raid on his street. According to an autopsy, he was shot 31 times in the head and chest. Moussawi had working for several months on sensit

287

Alaa Abdul Karim Al-Fartoosi

journalist al-Forat TV, an Iraqi television station

30/01/2008

A roadside bomb killed a television journalist and a driver north of Baghdad. A correspondent and assistant cameraman were seriously wounded.

288

Alaa Assi

driver al-Forat TV, an Iraqi television station

30/01/2008

A roadside bomb killed a television journalist and a driver north of Baghdad. A correspondent and assistant cameraman were seriously wounded.

289

Hisham Mijawet Hamdan

board member of the Young Journalists Association

12/02/2008

Police discovered his body and took him to Al-Tib al-Adli morgue in Baghdad. Haidar Hasoun, founder and head of the association, said that the journalist, who exhibited signs of torture, was shot in the head and chest. Hamdan's family lost contact with him on Sunday morning when he went to buy stationery supplies from a Baghdad market. Hamdan was active in a campaign organized by the association less than two months ago in support of the families of journalists killed in Iraq and called on the Iraqi government and civil society organizations to do more to assist them. He was also part of a committee formed to collect financial contributions for the families of slain journalists.

290

Shihab al-Tamimi

independent journalist working for many local newspapers. He was known for his outspoken views against the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and the continued presence of U.S. troops on Iraqi soil. He was also a stern critic of Iraq's sectarian violence.

27/02/2008

On Saturday, unidentified gunmen opened fire on Temimi in al-Wazieriya neighborhood, central Baghdad, while he was leaving the syndicate’s building to attend a cultural activity nearby, seriously wounding him.
A celebrated Iraqi journalist, a septuagenarian Temimi has won the recent syndicate elections that were held in July 2003

291

Qassem Abdul Hussein al-Eqabi

head of public relations and distribution for the local political daily newspaper Al-Muwaten.

13/03/2008

father of five children, was shot by unknown gunmen while walking in Baghdad’s largely Shiite Karradah neighborhood

292

Ali Jassem al-Battat

cameraman working for the al-Nakhil TV channel

25/04/2008

killed by an unidentified gunman in the area of al-Qarna, 100 km north of Basra

293

Sirwa Abdul-Wahab

journalist working for the Baghdad-based Muraseloon news agency; she worked also for the Tikrit-based Salah al-Din TV channel.

4/05/2008

unknown gunmen opened fire on the journalist working for the Baghdad-based Muraseloon news agency while heading for work in al-Bakr neighborhood, eastern Mosul, killing her instantly,

294

Wisam Ali Ouda

Afaq television channel cameraman

22/05/2008

shot dead by U.S. soldiers in eastern Baghdad's Obaidi district at around 5pm on Wednesday, killed by an American sniper.

295

Haidar Hashim al-Husseini

journalist working for al-Sharq newspaper

22/05/2008

Police forces found in al-Tahrir neighborhood in central Baaquba, the body of Haydar Hussein. The dead man had been kidnapped a few days ago by an armed group in Bahraz district, south of Baaquba. The body bore signs of gunshot wounds to the head.

296

Mohey al-Din Abdel Hamid al-Naqeeb

presenter for the local Ninewa TV and Radio, affiliated to the Iraqi Media Network

17/06/2008

unidentified gunmen assassinated Mohey al-Din Abdel Hamid al-Naqeeb while he was leaving his house in al-Ziraie neighborhood, northern Mosul. He was on his way to the TV station,

297

Soran Mamah Hammah

Journalist working for Lafeen, a political magazine published in the Kurdish language from the northern city of Sulaimaniyah

21/07/2008

Gunmen shot him dead in the Kurdish Rasheedwa neighbourhood of the northern oil city of Kirkuk. Unknown armed men opened fire as he was stepping out of his home Monday. He was killed by four men who later escaped in a BMW car.

298

Musab al-Azawi

Journalist Al-Sharqiya TV, Mosul bureau chief

13/09/2008

The Al-Sharqiya TV crew was kidnapped by gunmen at midday while filming in the central Mosul neighbourhood of Al-Zenjili. Their bullet-riddled bodies were found in a nearby district later yesterday.

299

Ahmed Salem

Cameraman Al-Sharqiya TV

13/09/2008

The Al-Sharqiya TV crew was kidnapped by gunmen at midday while filming in the central Mosul neighbourhood of Al-Zenjili. Their bullet-riddled bodies were found in a nearby district later yesterday.

300

Ihab Maad

Cameraman Al-Sharqiya TV

13/09/2008

The Al-Sharqiya TV crew was kidnapped by gunmen at midday while filming in the central Mosul neighbourhood of Al-Zenjili. Their bullet-riddled bodies were found in a nearby district later yesterday.

301

Qaidar Suleiman

Driver Al-Sharqiya TV

13/09/2008

The Al-Sharqiya TV crew was kidnapped by gunmen at midday while filming in the central Mosul neighbourhood of Al-Zenjili. Their bullet-riddled bodies were found in a nearby district later yesterday.

302

Kamal Aziz Khdayir

Journalist

15/09/2008

journalist Kamal Aziz Khdayir killed by roadside bomb, Camp Sarah; 3 bodies found [source: IBC]

303

Dyar Abas Ahmed

correspondent with the independent online news site Eye Iraq

10/10/2008

Iraqi reporter Dyar Abas Ahmed was shot by unidentified gunmen in Kirkuk.
Ahmed, a correspondent with the independent online news site Eye Iraq, was killed in Kirkuk, 137 miles (220 kilometers) north of Baghdad, according to Kirkuk Police.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOURNALISTS KILLED NON-IRAQI

Nr

Name

 Nationality Media

 Date

 

1

Frederic Nerac

Journalist, went missing in Iraq shortly after the U.S.-led invasion. A Foreign Ministry statement said Nerac died during a gun battle between Iraqi and U.S. soldiers, which took place when he was aboard an Iraqi vehicle.  

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20/03/2003

 

2

Paul Moran

Australian ABC

22/03/2003

22.03.2003 - Paul Moran, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

3

Hussein Othman

Lebanese ITN

22/03/2003

22.03.2003 - Hussein Othman, translator, ITV News

4

Terry Lloyd

British ITN

23/03/2003

23.03.2003 - Terry Lloyd, ITV News

5

Kaveh Golestan

Iranian BBC - news photographer

2/04/2003

02.04.2003 - Kaveh Golestan , BBC

6

Michael Kelly

American Washington Post

4/04/2003

04.04.2003 - Michael Kelly , Washington Post

7

Christian Liebig

German Focus

7/04/2003

07.04.2003 - Christian Liebig, Focus

8

Julio Anguita Parrado

Spanish El Mundo

7/04/2003

07.04.2003 - Julio Anguita Parrado, El Mundo

9

Tarek Ayoub

Jordanian Al-Jazeera

8/04/2003

08.04.2003 - Tarek Ayoub, Al Jazeera

10

Taras Protsyuk

Ukrainian Reuters

8/04/2003

08.04.2003 - Taras Protsyuk, Reuters

11

José Couso

Spanish Telecinco

8/04/2003

08.04.2003 - José Couso, Tele 5

12

Richard Wild

British freelance television cameraman, shot dead at point blank range in central Baghdad street.

 

5/07/2003

 

13

Jeremy Little

American NBC - Sound engineer

7/07/2003

07.07.2003 - Jeremy Little, sound engineer, NBC

14

Mazen Dana

Palestinian Reuters

17/08/2003

17.08.2003 - Mazen Dana, Reuters

15

Waldemar Milewicz

Polish TVP

7/05/2004

07.05.2004 - Waldemar Milewicz, TVP

16

Mounir Bouamrane

Algerian TVP

7/05/2004

07.05.2004 - Mounir Bouamrane, TVP

17

Kotaro Ogawa

Japanese Freelance

27/05/2004

27.05.2004 - Kotaro Ogawa, Nikkan Gendai

18

Shinsuke Hashida

Japanese Freelance

27/05/2004

27.05.2004 - Shinsuke Hashida, Nikkan Gendai

19

Enzo Baldoni

Italian Diario della Settimana

26/08/2004

26.08.2004 - Enzo Baldoni, Diario della settimana

20

Mazen al-ToMayzi

Palestinian Al-Arabiya

12/09/2004

Palestinian journalist Mazen al-Tomaizi, who worked for the pan-Arab TV news station Al-Arabiya and the Saudi TV station Al-Ekhbariya, was reporting live on Al-Ekhbariya at the scene of a burning Bradley fighting vehicle on 12 September 2004 in Baghdad when he was hit by the impact of a missile fired from a US helicopter.

21

Steven Vincent

American Freelance

2/08/2005

02.08.2005 - Steven Vincent, freelance journalist

22

James Brolan

Paul Douglas, 48, and soundman James Brolan, 42. were among four people killed when a car bomb hit a U.S. military patrol in Baghdad on Monday

29/05/2006

 

23

Paul Douglas

Paul Douglas, 48, and soundman James Brolan, 42. were among four people killed when a car bomb hit a U.S. military patrol in Baghdad on Monday

 

29/05/2006

 

24

Dmitry Chebotaryov

news photographer of PhotoXPress Dmitry Chebotaryov had been killed in the province of Diyala on Sunday, when a U.S. car convoy hit a ground bomb.

6/05/2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOURNALISTS WHO DIED OF NON-VIOLENT CAUSES

1

Gaby Rado

correspondent for Channel 4 News, Britain, died after apparently falling from a hotel roof in northern Iraq.

 

30/03/2003

 

 

2

David Bloom

Reporter of NBC News died from an apparent blood clot while covering the war south of Baghdad.

 

6/04/2003

 

3

Veronica Cabrera

Argentine freelance camerawoman, died of injuries from a car crash outside the Iraqi capital, which instantly killed Mario Podesta, an Argentine television reporter

8/04/2003

 

4

Mario Podesta

Argentine freelance journalist, died in a car crash near Baghdad. Podesta was travelling in a convoy of press vehicles some 80 kilometres (50 miles) from Baghdad when the accident happened.

14/04/2003

 

5

Elizabeth Neuffer

a reporter for The Boston Globe, died after the car in which she was a passenger apparently struck a guardrail near the town of Samarra, about halfway between Baghdad and Tikrit.

 

8/05/2003

 

6

Mark Fineman

Los Angeles Times correspondent for 17 years, died of a heart attack on Sept. 23 while waiting to interview a member of the Iraqi Governing Council in Baghdad.

23/09/2003

had won or shared a number of journalism honors, including a George Polk Award, a National Headliner Award and an Overseas Press Club Award. He had worked for newspapers in Chicago and Philadelphia before joining the Times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Killed Media Professionals of Iraqi Nationality

 

Not reported: -- violent deaths

 

Journalist, reporter

178

 

Not reported: -- violent deaths

 

Cameraman

26

 

Not reported: -- violent deaths

 

Photographer

6

 

Not reported: -- violent deaths

 

Administrative

38

(incl. staff employees, directors, producers ….)

 

Translator

12

 

Not reported: -- violent deaths     |  NEWSEUM

 

Driver

17

 

Not reported: -- violent deaths     |  IBC

 

Security guard

12

 

 

 

Technician (incl. soundman)

14

Killed Media Professionals of Iraqi Nationality

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Iraqi Media Professionals, killed in Iraq,

24

Media Professionals of non-Iraqi Nationality who died in Iraq of non violent causes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Media professionals killed in the Iraq war:

327

 

 

 

 

 

MALE

 

Total Media professionals who died in the Iraq war:

333

 

FEMALE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iraq war deadliest conflict in history for media professionals.

 

 

Year

Iraqi media workers killed

Non Iraqi

Total

 

2003

6

20

26

 

2004

53

6

59

 

2005

58

1

59

 

2006

88

2

90

 

2007

81

1

82

 

2008

17

0

17

 

Total:

303

30

333

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average age:

    36,52 years

 

 

List updated:

25/11/2008 19:25

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIDNAPPED JOURNALISTS

Nr

Name

 Nationality Media

 Date

 Current situation

1

Carlos Raleiras

Portuguese TSF

14/11/2003

Freed

2

John Burns

Photographer NYT

6/04/2004

Freed

3

Jeffrey Gettleman

New York Times

7/04/2004

Freed

4

Lynsey Addario

Freelance

7/04/2004

Freed

5

Soichiro Koriyama

Japanese Shukan Asahi

8/04/2004

Freed

6

Stephen Farrell

The Times-UK

6/04/2004

Freed

7

Ivan Cerieix

French Capa

11/04/2004

Freed

8

Alexandre Jordanov

French Capa

11/04/2004

Freed

9

Junpei Yasuda

Japanese Tokyo Shimbun

14/04/2004

Freed

10

Michal Kubal

Czech TV

11/04/2004

Freed

11

Petr Klima

Czech TV

11/04/2004

Freed

12

Vit Pohanka

Czech Radio

11/04/2004

Freed

13

Jérome Bony

French France 2

26/05/2004

Freed

14

Jean-François Renoux

French France 2

26/05/2004

Freed

15

Eric Giet

French France 2

26/05/2004

Freed

16

James Brandon

British Sunday Telegraph

12/08/2004

Freed

17

Micah Garen

American Four Corners Media

14/08/2004

Freed

18

Christian Chesnot

French RFI

20/08/2004

Freed

19

Georges Malbrunot

French Le Figaro

20/08/2004

Freed

20

Mohamed Al-Joundi

Syrian RFI/ Le Figaro

20/08/2004

Freed

21

Ammar Daham

Iraqi AFP

4/09/2004

Freed

22

Scott Taylor

Canadian Esprit de corps

8/09/2004

Freed

23

Zeynep Tugrul

Turkish Sabah

8/09/2004

Freed

24

Paul Taggart

American World Picture News

10/10/2004

Freed

25

John Martinkus

Australian SBS

16/10/2004

Freed

26

Corentin Fleury

French Freelance

24/10/2004

Freed

27

Raad Al-Azzawi

Iraqi Sada Wasit

26/11/2004

Freed

28

Florence Aubenas

French Libération

5/01/2005

Freed

29

Hussein Hanoun al- Saadi

Iraqi Libération

5/01/2005

Freed

30

Giuliana Sgrena

Italian Il Manifesto

4/02/2005

Freed

31

Meutya Hafid

Indonesian Metro TV

15/02/2005

Freed

32

Budiyanto

Indonesian Metro TV

15/02/2005

Freed

33

Marie-Jeanne Ion

Romanian Prima TV

28/03/2005

Freed

34

Sorin Dumitru Miscoci

Romanian Prima TV

28/03/2005

Freed

35

Eduard Ovidiu Ohanesian

Romanian Romania Libera

28/03/2005

Freed

36

Rory Carroll

British The Guardian

19/10/2005

Freed

37

Phil Sands

Freelance

26/12/2006

Freed

38

Jill Carroll

American Christian Science Monitor

7/01/2006

Freed

39

Phil Sands

British Emirates Today

26/12/2005

Freed

40

Reem Zeid

Iraqi Sumariya TV

1/02/2006

Held

41

Marwan Khazaal

Iraqi Sumariya TV

1/02/2006

Held

42

Ali Fayyad

As-Saffir

16/03/2006

Fate unknown

43

 Salah Jali al-Gharraoui

AFP, accountant

4/04/2006

Fate unknown

44

Laith al-Dulaimi

Al-Nahrain

8/05/2006

Found murdered

45

Bilal Taleb Abdelrahman al-Obeidi

Agence France-Presse

14/08/2006

Fate unknown

46

Saif Abdul Jabbar Al-Tamimi

editor for Al-Akhaa’ newspaper, abducted in the Adil district, west of Baghdad.

15/08/2006

 Fate unknown

47

Ahmed Mutair Abbas

managing editor of the now-defunct daily Sada Wasit

3/09/2006

 Fate unknown

48

Ahmed Al-Mutair

editor-in-chief of Sada Wasit newspaper, abducted while he was on his way to Baghdad from Kut to attend a court session in which he was charged of defaming and slandering the local government of Wasit,

8/09/2006

He was released two weeks later after suffering torture.

49

Kalchan Al-Bayati

freelance contributor to the Al-Hayat daily newspaper

11/09/2006

Freed

Twelve journalists were arrested while covering peaceful demonstrations in the Sulaimaniya region (in the Kurdish north) in August, and in some cases they were held for several hours and their photographic equipment was destroyed. An Associated Press correspondent was also banned from covering these demonstrations. (12/09/2006)

50

Mohammed Abdul Rahman

newscaster for Radio Dijlah, abducted in the Mansour district, west of Baghdad.

8/10/2006

found killed 12/10/2006

51

Ali Karim

editor-in-chief of the weekly Nabdh Al-Shabab magazine, abducted in the Amin district, east of Baghdad, while heading to work.

11/10/2006

Released later after paying a ransom of $50 thousand.

52

Samir Ali Saud

deputy managing editor at the Sada Baghdad newspaper, abducted in the Zayouna district, east of Baghdad.

25/12/2006

Freed

53

Akil Adnan Majid

the accountant of the daily Al Sabah, was kidnapped outside the newspaper’s premises in Baghdad

9/01/2007

Fate unknown.

54

Sabri Al Rubaiï

abducted from his home in Washash, west of Baghdad. His fate is still unclear

10/01/2007

Fate unknown.

55

Ihab Mohammed

Al-Hurra, employee

14/02/2007

Fate unknown.

56

Fallah Hashim

Abducted by dunmen in Iraqi Army uniforms in Kirkuk . He is still missing

3/03/2007

Fate unknown.

57

Karim Himayim

reporter for Radio Dijlah, and his driver are abducted in the Jami'a district

17/03/2007

Fate unknown.

58

 Thamir Sabri

reporter for Radio Dijlah, and his driver are abducted in the Jami'a district

18/03/2007

Fate unknown.

 

Baghdad, May 11, (VOI) – Iraqi journalist Jamal al-Atabi said the U.S. forces released his son Furat al-Atabi, a layout designer in the Iraqi newspaper al-Sabah, on Friday after three months in detention. "Iraqi Member of Parliament Mathal al-Alusi had several contacts with the U.S. forces for the release of my son, detained since February 2007, without any charges," Atabi told the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI)."Iraqi Member of Parliament Mathal al-Alusi had several contacts with the U.S. forces for the release of my son, detained since February 2007, without any charges," Atabi told the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI).The U.S. forces had arrested Atabi on February 20, 2007 when they raided his house in Tunis neighborhood in eastern Baghdad. http://www.aswataliraq.info/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=44010&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0 

 

reporter and a cameraman working for Al-Baghdadiya TV were kidnapped in Ba’qouba, northeast of Baghdad, April 20, 2007. They were released two days later.

59

Salam Duhi al-Sudani

abducted in the al-Latifiya area while he was en route to Karbala on the ninth of this month. He is in his early 50s and has presided over several daily and weekly newspapers, and he is a member of the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate.

9/05/2007

Fate unknown.

60

Fleh Dway Megthab

Unknown gunmen kidnapped on Wednesday morning the Editor-in-Chief of al-Sabah newspaper, Fleh Dway Megthab, while leaving his house in al-Habebiya neighborhood in eastern Baghdad

13/06/2007

Found murdered 17/06/2007

61

Majdi Al-Rassam

Gunmen abducted Majdi Al-Rassam, a correspondent for Al-Mada newspaper, near Palestine Street in northeastern Baghdad

14/06/2007

Fate unknown

62

Talal Mohammed

Associated Press journalist kidnapped near Baqouba

28/07/2007

Fate unknown

63

Butler Richard and his interpreter

CBS journalist and Iraqi interpreter kidnapped from Basra hotel

10/02/2008

Freed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first part of this list was published in Al-Zawra' newspaper (the IJU paper) no.469 on Thursday May 4, 2006, in Arabic

 

Additional sources:

http://www.rsf.org/special_iraq_en.php3

 

 

 

http://icasualties.org/oif/journalist.aspx

 

 

 

http://www.cpj.org/Briefings/Iraq/Iraq_danger.html

 

 

http://www.newssafety.com/casualties/iraq.htm

 

 

http://www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/222

 

 

http://www.newseum.org/scripts/Journalist/peril.asp

 

 

http://www.ifj.org/pdfs/JournalistsKilled2007finalweb.pdf

 

 

http://www.ifj.org/assets/docs/101/215/48f5565-778f0d7.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrests and other violations:

 

The Iraqi police assaulted and held several reporters and correspondents for Iraqi newspapers and television stations in Samarra during their coverage of a car bombing, May 5, 2006. They were released four hours later after their tapes and notebooks were

A Major Crimes Unit patrol assaulted Ali Al-Yassi, a reporter for Al-Hurra TV, at Arasat Al-Hindiya in Baghdad, July 31, 2006.

Peshmerga forces assaulted and detained several journalists at Suleimaniya in the Kurdish autonomous region while they were covering demonstrations in the towns of Darbandikhan, Kifri, Chamchamal, Shoresh and Karmian, August 5-13, 2006. The reporters who were detained for several hours are as follows:

- Yassin Mustafa, a reporter for Zagros TV.

 

 

- Aso Ali, a reporter for Kha Lek newspaper.

 

 

- Tahir Tawfiq, a reporter for Tche Qam newspaper.

 

 

- Koja Tahir.

 

 

 

- Sherko Shwann.

 

 

 

- Hadi Mohammed, a reporter for Azadi TV, in Darbandikhan.

 

 

- Himen Baban, a reporter for Hawlati newspaper, in Kifri.

 

 

- Farbad Hassan, a reporter for Hawlati newspaper, in Darbandikhan.

 

 

- Rahman Gharib, a report for Azadi TV, in Darbandikhan.

 

 

- Ali Hama Salih, a reporter for Hawlati newspaper, in Darbandikhan.

 

 

- Jeza Mohammed, a reporter for Awbene newspaper, in Darbandikhan.

 

 

- Yahya Amhed, a reporter for the Associated Press, in Darbandikhan.

 

 

 Nawa Shoresh Ra’uf, a reporter for Kurdistani newspaper, in Shoresh.

 

 

The Basrah Governorate Council passes a law to prosecute any media organization that publishes any news report related to events in the governorate without referring to local authorities and security forces in the governorate, even if the reporters in question are eyewitnesses to an event, August 25, 2006.

A car bomb targets the Al-Sabah newspaper building in the Waziriya district, north of Baghdad, August 27, 2006.

Jabbar Tarrad Al-Shammari, deputy director of the Iraqi Journalists Union, and Abdullah Al-Lami, former director of the union, survive an assassination attempt with a roadside bomb targeting their vehicle, August 30, 2006.

Sadiq Na’eem Al-Sagheer, editor-in-chief of the weekly Al-Khat Al-Sakhin newspaper, is detained by a joint U.S.-Iraqi force that stormed into his residence, August 31, 2006.

Amir Al-Akayshi, a reporter for the Al-Mada newspaper, is assaulted by Iraqi security forces from the Dhu Al-Fiqar Brigade, while covering the visit of PM Nuri Al-Maliki to Najaf, September 2, 2006.

The Iraqi government issues an order to close the Baghdad bureau of Al-Arabiya TV, September 9, 2006.

Golshan Al-Bayyati, a reporter for Al-Hayat newspaper, is detained by a joint U.S.-Iraqi force in Tikrit, and her computer and documents confiscated, September 12, 2006.

Golshan Al-Bayyati is detained again by Iraqi Army troops after she attempts to retrieve her computer, September 16, 2006.

MP Mohammed Al-Daini, of the Iraqi National Dialogue Front, threatens several reporters for the state-run Al-Iraqiya TV with “elimination,” September 30, 2006. Al-Daini is seen on a recording of the parliamentary session shouting, “Your concrete blocks in front of your building won’t protect you.”

Unknown assailants break into the Maysan newspaper and Maysan Journalists Union building in Amara, south of Iraq, and all possessions, documents and records are either stolen or destroyed, October 10, 2006.

Iraqi Parliament issues a recommendation to the Council of Ministers to shut down the Az-Zaman newspaper and Al-Sharqiya TV, October 18, 2006. The statement accused the two media outlets, owned by media mogul Sa’ad Al-Bazzaz, of fueling sectarian tensions in the country and threatening national security.

Iraqi security forces close the bureaus of Al-Zawra’ TV and Salah Al-Din TV after they broadcast images of demonstrations in Tikrit against the execution order of former President Saddam Hussein, November 6, 2006. Iraqi Parliament had called for closing Al-Zawra’ TV in the past, citing its “lack of objectivity and professionalism.”

Unknown gunmen attack the residence of journalist Ali Al-Hijjiya at the Tahrir district in Ba’quba, northeast of Baghdad, and set it on fire, November 11, 2006.

The Ninewa Governorate Council issues an order to close the Al-Mujtama’ Al-Madani (Civil Society) newspaper in Mosul after it published a political cartoon that the council deemed “insulting” to PM Nuri Al-Maliki, November 15, 2006. The mayor of Mosul condemns the order and refuses to implement it.

The editor-in-chief of the Kurdish Hawlati newspaper says his newspaper is being pressured by officials in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) to reveal its sources for a story published in the newspaper about the resignation of several PUK officials, November 19, 2006.

Iraqi Parliament bans Iraqi journalists from entering the Convention Center and covering parliamentary sessions, December 12, 2006. Several members of the parliamentary committee on national security accuse journalists of “inciting violence.”

Omar Mohammed, a reporter for Al-Hurra TV, escapes an assassination attempt while leaving his workplace at the Bab Al-Sharji area of central Baghdad, December 12, 2006.

Iraqi police detain Saman Fakhri, a correspondent for Al-Alam TV, and cameraman Sinan Ismael while covering an explosion at the Al-Quriya area in Kirkuk, north of Iraq, January 18, 2007. On the same day, another Al-Alam TV reporter is detained by British troops in Basrah, southern Iraq, for the same reason.

Uday Al-Mukhtar, a correspondent for Al-Diyar TV, escapes an assassination attempt in Amara, southern Iraq, January 30, 2007.

U.S. troops storm into the Iraqi Journalists Union building in central Baghdad, confiscate all computers and documents and destroy the office’s possessions and furniture, February 21, 2007.

U.S. troops storm into the headquarters of Al-Da’wa newspaper in the Waziriya district of Baghdad and detain all occupants of the building, February 23, 2007. Female employees said they were held in a separate room, interrogated and photographed by U.S. troops.

U.S. troops storm into the residence of journalist Furat Al-Atabi in the Zayouna district, east of Baghdad, and assault him in front of his wife and children, March 5, 2007. Al-Atabi is detained and his documents and computer confiscated.

Iraqi security forces detain Hussein Yassin Rashid, a reporter for Al-Hurriya TV, and his cameraman Adnan Hassib while covering an event at the Council of Ministers inside the Green Zone, March 20, 2007.

Majid Al-Buraikan, a reporter for Radio Sawa, escapes an assassination attempt when unknown gunmen on a motorcyle opened fire against him while he was leaving his residence at the Tuwaisa district in Basrah, March 31, 2007.

The Baghdad TV and Dar Al-Salam Radio compound in the Jami’a district, west of Baghdad, is attacked by a suicide bomber driving a garbage truck, April 4, 2007. Tha’er Ahmed Jabr, deputy manager of Baghdad TV, is killed and 12 other workers are seriously wounded in the bombing.

Several journalists in Diwaniya, south of Iraq, say they were banned from covering events in the city except through press conferences, April 12, 2007. Joint U.S.-Iraqi forces had opened fire against a reporter for Al-Sabah newspaper, while a reporter for Al-Furat TV was detained for several hours.

Peshmerga forces storm into the headquarters of Al-Fayhaa’ TV at Suleimaniya in the Kurdish autonomous region and detain its employees for 24 hours without an arrest warrant, April 23, 2007. Al-Fayhaa’ TV Director Mohammed Al-Ta’I told JFOI that ten employees were severely beaten by Peshmerga forces and that their possessions and equipment were destroyed in the raid. Kurdish security authorities denied any knowledge of the raid.

Hassan Shaheed Al-Azzawi, a reporter for Al-Sabah newspaper, is brought to court in Kut, southern Iraq, after he is detained for two days on charges of slandering the former governorate council chairman in a news story published 18 months ago, April 30, 2007. Al-Azzawi told JFOI that he wrote his story based on a press statement he obtained officially from the Wasit Governorate Council in October 2005.

Radio presenter Amal Al-Mudarres is severely wounded in an assassination attempt west of Baghdad, April 30, 2007

Al-Iraqiya director general Habib al-Sadr told AFP last month that at least 75 members of his staff have been killed since he took over the channel in 2005 and another 68 wounded. (20 Sept. 2007). We list only about 1/3rd of this number of the Al Iraqiya staff as killed.

18 Oct 2007: Call for release of AP photographer Bilal Hussein, held by US army for 18 months