Alaa Uldeen Aziz

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Iraq

IRAQ The war in Iraq, the deadliest conflict for journalists in recent history, kept the country at the top of the world’s most dangerous places for the press. Thirty-two journalists and 12 media support staffers were killed during the year, bringing the record toll to 174 media personnel killed in the line of duty since…

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Two ABC News journalists killed in Baghdad

New York, May 18, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Thursday’s murder of two ABC News journalists by unidentified gunmen in Baghdad. Gunmen in two cars ambushed and killed cameraman Alaa Uldeen Aziz, 33, and soundman Saif Laith Yousuf, 26, on their way home from the network’s Baghdad bureau, ABC News reported.

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