Azad Muhammad Hussein

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Two kidnappings reported in Iraq

New York, October 11, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the kidnappings of an Iraqi journalist on Monday and another last month, both in Baghdad. The new reports come amid a recent rise in kidnappings of journalists, CPJ research shows. According to CPJ sources, unidentified gunmen kidnapped Ali Kareem, editor-in-chief of the…

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Kidnapped Iraqi journalist discovered in Baghdad morgue

New York, October 10, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the reported murder of an Iraqi journalist, whose body was identified in the Baghdad morgue today, a week after he had been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen. The Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, an Iraqi press freedom organization, said the body of Azad Muhammad Hussein, 29, a reporter…

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