Jehad Ali

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Impact   |   Azerbaijan, Iraq, Sri Lanka

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January 2010

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Blog   |   CPJ, Iraq, USA

After succession of surgeries, Iraqi cameraman leaves U.S.

Today, more than year after landing in the United States to receive medical treatment for severe injuries sustained while reporting in Baghdad, Jehad Ali boarded a plane at the Detroit Wayne County Airport en route to Beirut.

January 12, 2010 5:43 PM ET

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August 2009

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August 20, 2009 2:59 PM ET

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Reports   |   Multimedia

With help, cameraman on journey to recovery

October 28, 2008—Nearly three years after gunman left him for dead on a Baghdad street, Iraqi state television camera operator Jehad Ali arrived in the U.S. for medical treatment. CPJ’s Robert Mahoney blogs about the effort to bring Ali to the United States.

» Earlier: A California Dream

November 11, 2008 1:29 PM ET

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Blog   |   Iraq

With help, cameraman on journey to recovery

Nearly three years after gunman affiliated with al-Qaeda left him for dead on a Baghdad street, Iraqi state television cameraman Jehad Ali arrived in the United States for medical treatment to help rebuild his bullet-shattered right leg.

October 27, 2008 4:39 PM ET

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Press freedom in the news 10/10/08

The Associated Press has coverage today of the detention of two journalists working for the Jordan Times who had been detained by Syrian officials when they tried to enter the country from Lebanon. The Wall Street Journal is also running the AP story.

Also today the Web site of the Philippine newspaper The Mindanao Examiner is running CPJ Deputy Director Robert Mahoney's report "A California Dream" about Iraqi cameraman Jehad Ali. Ali was shot 11 times in 2005, and has finally arrived in the U.S. for medical treatment.

October 10, 2008 10:35 AM ET

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Press freedom in the news 10/08/08

The Associated Press has coverage today of our letter to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez expressing concern at the growing violence Venezuela. The Spanish-language Web site of Univision is also running the AP story.

The South Africa-based Web site Daily Dispatch Online has a story today about the troubled Zimbabwe media.

 Also making news today is the institution of a telephone hotline to help endangered journalists in IraqReuters has coverage of this story and reports that many journalists in Iraq are still working in fear despite this new attempt by the government to help protect them.

The New Times, a magazine, has Russian-language coverage of the letter we sent on September 26 to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev urging him to stop barring critical international journalists from entering the country.

Finally this morning, the Lebanese Web site Menassat is running CPJ Deputy Director Robert Mahoney's report "A California Dream" about Iraqi cameraman Jehad Ali's brush with death and subsequent journey to the U.S. to seek medical treatment. 

October 8, 2008 1:59 PM ET

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Dangerous Assignments   |   Iraq, USA

A California Dream for Jehad Ali

After Jehad Ali's leg was shattered by assailants in Iraq, colleagues raised money, and surgeons in California offered help. Now, Ali has cleared another big hurdle: He's gained permission to enter the United States. By Robert Mahoney


October 7, 2008 1:42 PM ET

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Impact   |   Azerbaijan, Mexico, Tunisia

CPJ Impact

October 2008
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