Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Journalists Targeted in Killing
15 September 2008, Index on Censorship report that four employees of Al Sharqiya were murdered on the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Three of those murdered were journalists, namely Musab al Azawi, Ahmed Salem and Ihab Maad, and the fourth was their driver, Qaidar Suleiman. The men were kidnapped by gunmen whilst filming a programme about Ramadan in the Mosul district of Al Zenjili.