Fakher Haider

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CPJ mourns death of New York Times reporter in Baghdad

July 13, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 13, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply saddened by the killing today of a New York Times journalist in Baghdad. Khalid W. Hassan, 23, a reporter and interpreter, was shot and killed in the south central...

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CPJ alarmed by disappearance of CBS News journalists in Basra   

February 11, 2008 12:00 PM ET

IRAQ: New York, February 11, 2008—CBS News is reporting that two unidentified journalists working for the network are missing in the southern Iraqi city of Basra. Their statement said that “all efforts are under way to find them.” Until the...

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Khalid W. Hassan

July 13, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Khalid W. Hassan, 23, a reporter and interpreter, was shot while driving to work in the south central Seiydia district, the newspaper reported. He had called the bureau to say that he was taking an alternative route because his...

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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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Iraqi editor slain in Mosul, continuing a deadly trend

September 21, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 21, 2005—An Iraqi editor working in the northern city of Mosul was gunned down outside his home on Tuesday, the third journalist killed in the country in four days and the second affiliated with the daily...

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September 19, 2005 12:00 PM ET

SEPTEMBER 19, 2005 Fakher Haider, The New York Times KILLED—CONFIRMED Fakher Haider of The New York Times was seized on the night of September 18, 2005, from his home in the al-Asmaey neighborhood of the southern city of Basra by...

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Two Iraqi journalists kidnapped and murdered in separate attacks

September 19, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 19, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the separate kidnapping and murder of two Iraqi journalists in the past two days. Fakher Haider of the New York Times was seized on Sunday night from his...

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