Thaer al-Ali

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From Charlie Hebdo in Paris to bloggers in Bangladesh, extremists target press

January 4, 2016 3:00 PM ET

Thursday marks one year since two gunmen burst into the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and opened fire. Over the following year, CPJ documented the deaths of 28 journalists who were killed for their work by Islamic militant...

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Thaer Al-Ali

April 26, 2015 1:12 PM ET

Al-Ali, the editor-in-chief of the independent Mosul daily Rai al-Nas, was shot dead by Islamic State militants on April 26, 2015, according to the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate, local press freedom groups, and his colleagues. He was also the vice president...

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