Journalists Killed  |  Iraq

Lissy Schmidt

Agence France-Presse, Frankfurter Rundschau, Der Tagesspiegel

April 3, 1994, in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

Schmidt, a German freelance journalist who worked with Agence France-Presse and the German newspapers Frankfurter Rundschau and Der Tagesspiegel, and a friend were shot and killed when gunmen opened fire on their car outside the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdish-controlled area of northern Iraq.


Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Female

Local or Foreign: Foreign

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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