Mazen al-Tumeizi

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Iraq

IraqFor the second consecutive year, Iraq was the most dangerous place in the world to work as a journalist, and the conflict there remained one of the most deadly in recent history for the media. Twenty-three journalists were killed in action in 2004, along with 16 media workers.

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CNN’s Jordan is gone, but questions remain over U.S. security record in Iraq

Committee to Protect Journalists  This article appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on February 22, 2005 Posted: February 17, 2005 The media was abuzz over comments attributed to CNN news executive Eason Jordan that some of the several dozen journalists killed in Iraq were deliberately targeted by U.S. forces. Pundits, bloggers, columnists, and members of Congress…

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CPJ urges Rumsfeld to probe U.S. strike that killed civilians, including TV reporter

Dear Mr. Secretary, The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the U.S. military strike on Haifa Street in Baghdad on September 12, which killed at least 13 civilians and injured another 100 civilians.

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Al-Arabiya reporter killed, two other journalists wounded in Baghdad fighting

New York, September 12, 2004—A reporter for Al-Arabiya television was killed and two other journalists were wounded today after a U.S. helicopter fired missiles and machine guns to destroy a disabled American vehicle, international news reports said. Mazen al-Tumeizi, who was taping a report today during some the heaviest fighting in the capital in weeks,…

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