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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.

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