Firas Maadidi

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Attacks on the Press in 2005: Headlines

February 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

January 11: A killing in Colombia reinforces self-censorship -- Gunmen kill radio news host Julio Hernando Palacios Sánchez as he drives to work in Cúcuta. Attacked from all sides, the Colombian press censors itself to an extraordinary degree, CPJ later...

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Iraqi TV engineer killed in Mosul

September 22, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 22, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the shooting of an engineer working for al-Iraqiya television in Mosul, the third killing of an Iraqi media employee in the northern city in less than a week. Ahlam...

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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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IRAQ

September 20, 2005 12:00 PM ET

SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 Posted: September 21, 2005 Firas Maadidi, As-Saffir KILLED—CONFIRMED...

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Firas Maadidi

Firas Maadidi

September 20, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Firas Maadidi, 40, Mosul bureau chief for As-Saffir and chief editor of the local daily Al-Masar, was killed by unidentified gunmen in the al-Noor neighborhood, As-Saffir Deputy Editor Slayhe al-Jowiree told CPJ. Maadidi was shot six times, including twice...

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Hind Ismail

September 17, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Ismail, a 28-year-old reporter for the daily As-Saffir, was kidnapped in the northern city of Mosul, local journalists told CPJ. Police in the southern suburb of al-Muthana found her body the next morning with a single bullet wound to...

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