Safa Isma’il Enad

Beats Covered:
Local or Foreign:

Enad, 31, a freelance photographer for several outlets including the defunct newspaper Al-Watan,
was shot in a photo print shop in Baghdad’s Ur neighborhood, according
to the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, an Iraqi press freedom
organization run by local journalists. Two gunmen entered the store on
Sabah al-Khayat circle and asked for Enad by his first name, a source
told CPJ. When the photographer replied, they shot him. They dragged
his body to their car and dumped it east of Baghdad, the source said.

based in Tikrit, was affiliated with the Iraqi National Movement, a
party established in 2001, which receives funds from the United States.
The paper closed two months earlier for lack of money and was trying to
re-establish itself as a magazine.