Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Iraq

05 December 2013

The editor of Rayal magazine and correspondent Awene newspaper was shot dead outside his home in Kalar, South Kurdistan. Reports said that he died in a hail of bullets, in front of his mother. ...

02 December 2013

The 43 – year old independent reporter who contributed to a number of news organisations in Iraq was shot to death in the northern city of Mosul. There was no immediate information on who carried out the attack.

27 November 2013

The journalist working for a TV channel was killed in Basra province by random shots fired by mourners of the funeral of Sheikh Ghanim clans, according to security sources quoted in media. ...

27 November 2013

According to IFJ affiliate, the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS), the 41- year old cameraman for TV station Nivenehe Al-Ghad, was shot three times in the head and chest by unidentified gunmen and died on the spot. ...

24 October 2013

The cameraman for Al-Mosuliya television station was killed by gunmen outside his house, according to police sources quoted in media. ...

05 October 2013

TV journalist Mohamd Karim al-Badrani and his cameraman Mohamed Ghanem who worked for Al-Sharqiya TV were shot dead by unknown gunmen in the Iraqi city of Mosul as they were making report about a local market. ...

09 June 2013

The body of well-known journalist, Zamel Ghannam al Zoubaie, was found in the al Washwash area of western Baghdad on Sunday, according to  the IFJ affiliate, the Iraqi Journalists' Syndicate (IJS). ...