Assassinated Journalists in 2007

Fernando Lintuan

(Philippines)
Radio broadcaster in Davao
Killed on 24 December 2007 in Philippines

[UNESCO Statement]

Isaivizhi Chempiyan

(Sri Lanka)
Voice of Tigers
Killed on 27 November 2007 in Sri Lanka

[UNESCO Statement]

Suresh Linbiyo

(Sri Lanka)
Voice of Tigers
Killed on 27 November 2007 in Sri Lanka

[UNESCO Statement]

T. Tharmalingam

(Sri Lanka)
Voice of Tigers
Killed on 27 November 2007 in Sri Lanka

[UNESCO Statement]

Zubair Ahmed Mujahid

(Pakistan)
Journalist, Jang
Killed on 23 November 2007 in Pakistan  

[UNESCO Statement]

Shehab Mohammad al-Hiti

(Iraqi)
Editor, al-Youm
Killed on 28 October 2007 in Iraq      

Alisher Saipov

(Uzbekistani)
Editor, Siyosat
Killed on 24 October 2007 in Kyrgyzstan

[UNESCO Statement]

Bashir Nor Gedi

(Somalia)
Chief executive, Shabelle Media network
Killed on 19 October 2007 in Somalia 

[UNESCO Statement]

Dhi Abdul-Razak al-Dibo

(Iraqi)
Freelance journalist
Killed on 15 October 2007 in Iraq      

Salih Saif Aldin

(Iraqi)
Reporter, Washington Post
Killed on 14 October 2007 in Iraq      

Jasim Nofaan

(Iraqi)
Reporter, Al Watan
Killed on 14 October 2007 in Iraq      

Zeyard Tariq

(Iraqi)
Reporter, Al Watan
Killed on 14 October 2007 in Iraq      

Mohamed Nofaan

(Iraqi)
Reporter, Al Watan
Killed on 14 October 2007 in Iraq      

Birendra Shah

(Nepal)
Correspondent, NepalFM, Dristri Weekly, Avenues TV
Killed on 5 October 2007 in Nepal

[UNESCO Statement]

Kenji Nagai

(Japan)
Photo journalist, APF
Killed on 27 September 2007 in Myanmar

[UNESCO Statement]

Jawad al-Daami

(Iraqi)
Producer, Al-Baghdadia
Killed on 23 September 2007 in Iraq      

Salvador Sánchez Roque

(Salvadoran)
Journalist, Radio Cadena Mi Gente
Killed on 20 September 2007 in El Salvador

[UNESCO Statement]

Abdulkadir Mahad Moallim Kaskey

(Somalia)
Regional correspondent, Radio Banadir
Killed on 24 August 2007 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Mahad Ahmed Elmi

(Somalia)
Director, Radio Capital Voice
Killed on 11 August 2007 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Ali Iman Sharmarke

(Somalia)
Managing Director, HornAfrik Radio
Killed on 11 August 2007 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Khalid Hassan

(Iraqi)
Journalist, New York Times
Killed on 13 July 2007 in Iraq      

Namir Nour-Eldine

(Iraqi)
Photographer, Reuters
Killed on 12 July 2007 in Iraq      

Louaï Souleimane

(Iraqi)
Journalist, Nineveh
Killed on 28 June 2007 in Iraq      

Sarmad Hamdi Al-Hassani

(Iraqi)
Journalist, Baghdad TV
Killed on 27 June 2007 in Iraq      

Hamed Abd Farhan

(Iraqi)
Journalist
Killed on 26 June 2007 in Iraq      

Rahim al-Maliki

(Iraqi)
Journalist, Al-Iraqiya
Killed on 25 June 2007 in Iraq      

Filaih Wadi Mijthab

(Iraqi)
Managing editor, al-Sabah
Killed on 15 June 2007 in Iraq      

Serge Maheshe

(Congolese)
Journalist, Radio Okapi
Killed on 13 June 2007 in Democratic Republic of the Congo  

[UNESCO Statement]

Alef Ali Falih

(Iraqi)
Correspondent, Aswat al-Iraq (The Voice of Iraq)
Killed on 11 June 2007 in Iraq      

Mohammed Hilal Karji

(Iraqi)
Journalist, Baghdad TV
Killed on 8 June 2007 in Iraq      

Sahar Hussein Ali al-Haydari

(Iraqi)
Correspondent, NINA and Aswat al-Iraq
Killed on 7 June 2007 in Iraq      

Zakia Zaki

(Afghan)
Director of Sada-e-Sulh radio station (Radio Peace)
Killed on 5 June 2007 in Afghanistan 

[UNESCO Statement]

Saif Fakhri

(Iraqi)
Cameraman, Associated Press Television News (APTN)
Killed on 1 June 2007 in Iraq      

Shokiba Sanga Amaaj

(Afghan)
Reporter and presenter, Shamshad TV
Killed on 1 June 2007 in Afghanistan 

[UNESCO Statement]

Nizar Al-Radhi

(Iraqi)
Employee of Aswat Al-Irak news agency (Voices of Iraq) and correspondent of Radio Free
Killed on 30 May 2007 in Iraq      

Abdel-Rahman Al-Issawi

(Iraqi)
Journalism professor at Baghdad university and contributor to several newspapers
Killed on 29 May 2007 in Iraq      

Mahmud Hassib Al-Kassab

(Iraqi)
Editor, Al-Hawadith
Killed on 28 May 2007 in Iraq      

Aidan Abdallah Al-Jamiji

(Iraqi)
Head of Kirkuk television's Turkmen-language section
Killed on 26 May 2007 in Iraq      

Ali Khalil

(Iraqi)
Journalist, al-Zaman
Killed on 20 May 2007 in Iraq      

Saif Laith Yousuf

(Iraqi)
Sound engineer, ABC News
Killed on 17 May 2007 in Iraq      

Alaa Uldeen Aziz

(Iraqi)
Cameraman, ABC News
Killed on 17 May 2007 in Iraq      

Ahmed Hassan Mahad

(Somalia)
Reporter, Radio Jowhar
Killed on 16 May 2007 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Abshir Ali Gabre

(Somalia)
News editor, Radio Jowhar
Killed on 16 May 2007 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohammad Matar Abdo

(Palestine)
Palestine Daily Newspaper
Killed on 13 May 2007 in Palestine 

[UNESCO Statement]

Suleiman Abdul-Rahim al-Ashi

(Palestine)
Economics editor, Palestine Daily Newspaper
Killed on 13 May 2007 in Palestine

[UNESCO Statement]

Ageel Abdul-Qader

(Iraqi)
Journalist, al-Raad
Killed on 9 May 2007 in Iraq      

Imad Abdul-Razzaq al-Obeidi

(Iraqi)
Journalist, al-Raad
Killed on 9 May 2007 in Iraq      

Raad Mutashar

(Iraqi)
Owner, Al-Raad media company
Killed on 9 May 2007 in Iraq      

Dmitry Chebotayev

(Russian)
Photographer, Newsweek (Russia)
Killed on 6 May 2007 in Iraq  

[UNESCO Statement]

Mohammed Abdullahi Khalif

(Somalia)
Journalist, Voice radio station
Killed on 5 May 2007 in Somalia

[UNESCO Statement]

Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho

(Brazilian)
Journalist, Rádio Porto FM, Jornal do Porto, JC Regional
Killed on 5 May 2007 in Brazil

[UNESCO Statement] | [Response from Member State]

Mario Rolando López Sánchez

(Guatemalan)
Producer, Radio Sonora
Killed on 3 May 2007 in Guatemala

[UNESCO Statement]

Amado Ramirez

(Mexico)
Correspondent of the Televisa broadcasting network
Killed on 8 April 2007 in Mexico

[UNESCO Statement]

Hamid al-Duleimi

(Iraqi)
Producer of TV channel al-Nahrain
Killed on 19 March 2007 in Iraq      

Hussein al Jaburi

(Iraqi)
Editor of the daily newspaper al-Safir
Killed on 16 March 2007 in Iraq      

Mohan al-Zaher

(Iraqi)
Managing editor of the independent daily newspaper al-Mashreq
Killed on 4 March 2007 in Iraq      

Jamal al-Zubaidi

(Iraqi)
Managing editor of Baghdad newspaper al-Safir
Killed on 3 March 2007 in Iraq      

Jean-Rémy Badio

(Haitian)
Freelance photographer
Killed on 19 January 2007 in Haiti

[UNESCO Statement]

Hrant Dink

(Turkey)
Editor of the Armenian-language weekly Agos
Killed on 19 January 2007 in Turkey

[UNESCO Statement] [Member State's Response]

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