Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings


30 May 2016

According to media reports in Iraq, the technician working at the Iraqi Media Network in Ninawa was killed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the city of Mosul and his beheaded body was handed over to his family. ...

08 February 2016

According the Iraqi Journalists' Syndicate (IJS), an IFJ affiliate, the correspondent for Al Mosulia in Hadba’ was killed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) after they had kidnapped him.

12 January 2016

Gunmen shot dead Saif Tallal, correspondent Sharqiya TV, and his cameraman Hassan al-Anbagi i n Diyala north-east of B aghdad, according to channel quoted by AFP. ...

05 December 2015

The cameraman for Al Masar TV was injured during an attack on Iraqi security forces with whom he was embedded, according to media reports. ...

29 October 2015

The correspondent for Iraq Times in Basra went missing on 28 October and his body was found a day later with signs of torture particularly on his head, media reported. ...

16 August 2015

The journalist,who worked for two satellite TV channels, Al- Mousoliya and Nineveh Al-Ghad, was kidnapped by extremists from the so-called ISIS group and executed.

15 July 2015

The photojournalist for Nineveh Media Network in Mosul, the capital of Nineveh province in northern Iraq, was shot dead by the so-called Islamic State on charges of spying. ...

05 July 2015

The Iraqi journalist was kidnapped by the so-called Islamic state group because of an article he had published and was later executed, according to the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate, and IFJ affiliate.

24 June 2015

The Iraqi cameraman was killed while covering fighting between ISIS militants and Iraqi forces in the city of Biji, north of Baghdad.

26 April 2015

The editor-in-chief of the independent Mosul daily Rai al-Nas , was shot dead by ISIS Islamic militants, according to the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate, an IFJ affiliate. ...