Raeda Wazzan

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Iraq

February 16, 2006 11:29 AM ET

IRAQ Iraq was an assignment of unending danger for the hundreds of journalists covering the world's biggest news story. Journalist murders, deaths in crossfire, abductions, and detentions continued apace, reinforcing Iraq's distinction as the most dangerous place in the world...

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correspondent abducted in Baghdad

October 19, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 19, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by today's abduction in Baghdad of a veteran reporter for London's Guardian newspaper. The Guardian said it believes a group of armed men seized Rory Carroll, the paper's...

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French journalist, Iraqi interpreter freed after five months in captivity

June 13, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 13, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of a French journalist and her Iraqi interpreter who had been held captive in Iraq for more than five months. Florence Aubenas, a veteran foreign correspondent for...

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Marked for Death

May 2, 2005 1:30 AM ET

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Freed Italian journalist wounded by coalition fire

March 4, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 4, 2005—Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena, held hostage in Iraq for a month, was wounded shortly after her release today and an Italian security agent was killed when U.S.-led coalition forces fired on their car near a...

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Freed Italian journalist wounded by coalition fire

March 4, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 4, 2005—Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena, held hostage in Iraq for a month, was wounded shortly after her release today and an Italian security agent was killed when U.S.-led coalition forces fired on their car near a...

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French reporter abducted in Iraq pleads for help in video

March 1, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 1, 2005—A French reporter who disappeared in Baghdad nearly two months ago appeared pleading for help in a videotape released today by her captors. In the videotape, Florence Aubenas, a correspondent for the French daily Libération,...

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Kidnapped journalist killed in IraqJournalist injured in separate incident

February 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 28, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is outraged by the murder of Raeda Wazzan, a news anchor with the Iraqi state TV channel Al-Iraqiya who was kidnapped on February 20. Wazzan’s body was found on Friday,...

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IRAQ

February 25, 2005 12:00 PM ET

FEBRUARY 25, 2005 Posted: March 1, 2005 Raeda Wazzan, Al-Iraqiya KILLED—CONFIRMED Wazzan, a news anchor with the Iraqi state TV channel Al-Iraqiya who was kidnapped on February 20, was found dead five days later on a roadside in Mosul, where...

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