Journalists Killed  |  Iraq

Azad Muhammad Hussein

Radio Dar Al-Salam

October 10, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq

The body of Azad Muhammad Hussein, 29, a reporter for the Iraqi Islamic Party-owned Radio Dar Al-Salam, was identified in the Baghdad morgue on October 10, according to the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, an Iraqi press freedom organization.

The journalist had been kidnapped from Al-Shaab neighborhood in northern Baghdad on October 3. The motive for the abduction and killing was not clear.

Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.

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