Journalists Under Attack

November 27, 2019 BY CPJ

Syrian photojournalist al-Yousef killed as forces shell southern Idlib

Abdul Hameed al-Yousef, a Syrian photographer and camera operator for the pro-civil rights opposition Kafr Rumah Media Office, was killed on November 10, 2019, when forces supporting President Bashar al-Assad shelled Kafr Rumah, a town in Idlib governorate, according to Facebook posts by al-Yousef's employer, the local press freedom group the Syrian Journalists’ Association, and Faiz al-Doghaim, a Syrian journalist, who spoke with CPJ via messaging app.

October 31, 2018 BY International Federation of Journalists

Two journalists killed in separate attacks in less than 24 hours

In less than 24 hours, two journalists have been killed in attacks in Chhattisgargh and Jharkhand, India. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists, India (NUJI) and the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) have condemned the murders and demand immediate action from the Indian government to end the culture of impunity and violence against media workers.

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