Namir Noor-Eldeen

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CPJ seeks Pentagon investigations in Iraq journalist deaths

April 26, 2010 10:00 AM ET

Dear Secretary Gates: The Committee to Protect Journalists is disturbed by a video recently disclosed by the Web site WikiLeaks showing a U.S. military strike that took place on July 12, 2007. The attack killed an unspecified number of individuals, including Reuters photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen and his assistant, Saeed Chmagh.

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Video shows U.S. attack that killed Reuters staffers in Iraq

April 5, 2010 6:50 PM ET

New York, April 5, 2010—Disturbing video footage showing a 2007 U.S. military airstrike that killed about a dozen Iraqis in eastern Baghdad, including a Reuters cameraman and assistant, was released today by WikiLeaks, a Web site that publishes sensitive...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Iraq

February 5, 2008 11:07 AM ET

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,...

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Reuters photographer, driver killed in Baghdad

December 12, 2007 12:00 AM ET

New York, July 12, 2007—­The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the deaths today of a Reuters photographer and driver, who were killed in eastern Baghdad during what witnesses described as a U.S. helicopter attack. Photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen, 22, and driver...

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Saeed Chmagh

July 12, 2007 2:56 AM ET

Driver and camera assistant Chmagh was killed along with photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen in eastern Baghdad during what witnesses described as a U.S. helicopter attack. The strike claimed the lives of 10 other Iraqis in the Al-Amin al-Thaniyah neighborhood, Reuters reported,...

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