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The Five Most Murderous Countries for Journalists
Iraq

For the second consecutive year, Iraq was the most dangerous place in the world to work as a journalist, and the conflict there remained one of the most deadly in recent history for the media. Twenty-three journalists were killed in action in 2004, along with 16 media workers.

New York, October 19, 2004—The conflict in Iraq has become one the most dangerous for journalists in recent history, and Iraqi journalists are bearing an ever-greater burden, according to data released today by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Foreign correspondents continue to face a range of severe risks, with abductions by criminal and insurgent groups posing new peril this year. Overall, CPJ found, insurgent actions are the leading cause of journalist deaths in Iraq.
New York, October 15, 2004—An Iraqi photographer working for a European photo agency was gunned down in front of his home yesterday in the northern city of Mosul, the second journalist murdered in Iraq that day.

Karam Hussein, a photographer working for the German-based European Pressphoto Agency (EPA), was killed by a group of gunmen in front of his home, EPA Editor-in-Chief Cengiz Seren told CPJ today. Seren said there was no known motive for the attack and that he was unaware of any threats against Hussein.
New York, October 15, 2004—An Iraqi photographer working for a European photo agency was gunned down in front of his home yesterday in the northern city of Mosul, the second journalist murdered in Iraq that day.

Karam Hussein, a photographer working for the German-based European Pressphoto Agency (EPA), was killed by a group of gunmen in front of his home, EPA Editor-in-Chief Cengiz Seren told CPJ today. Seren said there was no known motive for the attack and that he was unaware of any threats against Hussein.
New York, October 14, 2004—An Iraqi reporter for a local Arabic-language television station was killed in a drive-by shooting today in Baghdad's Adhamiya district. Dina Mohammed Hassan, a correspondent for Al-Hurriya TV, was gunned down in front of her Baghdad residence as she waited for a car to transport her to work, station staff told CPJ.

Hassan's colleagues, who arrived at the scene moments later, said she died while they drove her to a hospital. The identities of the attackers are unknown and police are investigating, according to international press reports.

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