Journalists Killed  |  Syria

Mohamed Yamen Naddaf

Shahba Press

November 24, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Naddaf, a cameraman with the opposition news agency Shahba Press, was shot by a sniper while covering clashes between the Syrian army and the rebels in the Al-Sheik Saied neighborhood of Aleppo, according to the agency, the Syrian Journalists Association, and local human rights group Syrian Human Rights Committee.

Ma'moun Abu Amr, editor-in-chief of Shahba Press, told CPJ that Naddaf, who was accompanying the rebels, was killed instantly.

Shahba Press publishes news coverage of local issues, including food shortages and clashes between the rebels and the Syrian army.

Shahba Press also publishes a weekly magazine called Free Syria, which is printed in Turkey and distributed in the northern areas. 


Medium: Internet

Job: Camera Operator

Beats Covered: Politics, War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials


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