Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Syria

08 December 2014

Media reports said that Rami Asmi and Yousef El-Dous , both correspondents for the Syrian opposition TV channel Orient News were killed along with their cameraman Salem Khalil in the south west of Syria. ...

05 December 2014

Abdul Rahman Abu Batra was killed by ISIS in the city of Lattakia, North-West Syria. He worked as a presenter and journalist at Syrian Al Shaab TV.

02 September 2014

The 31 year old seasoned reporter was killed by the Islamic militant group , the so-called Islamic State (IS) which posted a video showing his murder by beheading. ...

19 August 2014

The American Freelance journalist was killed by the Islamic State (IS) militants who posted online a video footage showing his gruesome the beheading. ...

14 April 2014

According to media reports, reporter Hamza Haj Hassan, cameraman Mohamad Mantash and technician Halim Allaw, who worked for Hezbollah’s al-Manar television station, were shot while covering fighting between government forces and insurgents. ...

10 March 2014

The Canadian national and freelance photographer was killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo by a barrel bomb, according to the French Press Agency, AFP. ...

08 March 2014

The cameraman for Al-Mayadeen, a Beirut-based satellite television channel was killed while covering the fighting between the Syrian army and rebels in the Deir Ezzor province, according to the channel quoted by AFP. ...

20 December 2013

The Syrian photographer who took pictures for Reuters on a freelance basis has been killed while covering fighting in Aleppo, activists said. ...

03 December 2013

The Iraqi journalist and a member of the IFJ affiliate in Iraq, the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate (IJS) was murdered by al-Qaeda linked terrorist group in the Idlib region of Syria near the border with Turkey. ...

19 November 2013

The correspondent for the opposition Shahba news agency and editor of Shahba television in Syria, was shot to death near Aleppo. The news agency blamed the killing on a Syrian army sniper. ...