Journalists Killed  |  Iraq

Hadi Anawi al-Joubouri


September 12, 2006, in Diyala, Iraq

Al-Joubouri, 56, a freelancer and representative of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate in the eastern province of Diyala, was ambushed as he drove between Baquba and Khalis, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad, according to the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory. His body was found riddled with bullets.

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

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