Ali Jaafar

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CPJ Update

June 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update June 16, 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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TV sports reporter gunned down in Baghdad

May 31, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 31, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of an Iraqi sports journalist by unidentified gunmen in Baghdad today. Ali Jaafar, 24, a well-known sports correspondent and anchor at Iraq’s state television channel Al-Iraqiya, was shot...

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