Assassinated Journalists between 1993-1999

*In 1993, the Director-General had publicly condemned the assassination of a journalist on an exceptional basis. In 1997, the 29th UNESCO General Conference adopted Resolution 29 "Condemnation of Violence Against Journalists". Since then, the Director-General has publicly condemned all killings of journalists, media workers and social media producers of a significant amount of public interest journalism.

Gabriel Grüner

(German)
Reporter for Stern Magazine
Killed on 13 June 1999 in Kosovo

[UNESCO Statement]

Volker Krämer

(German)
Photographer for Stern Magazine
Killed on 13 June 1999 in Kosovo

[UNESCO Statement]

Mahmoud Saremi

(Iranian)
Correspondent of the official Iranian News Agency (IRNA)
Killed on 8 August 1998 in Afghanistan  

[UNESCO Statement]

Ali Tenkhi

(Algerian)
Film Director
Killed on 20 August 1997 in Algeria

[UNESCO Statement]

Louisa Aït-Adda

(Algerian)
Television Journalist
Killed on 26 June 1993 in Algeria

[UNESCO Statement]

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