Journalists Killed in 2012 - Motive Unconfirmed: Kamiran Salaheddin
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||18 December 2012|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2012 - Motive Unconfirmed: Kamiran Salaheddin, 18 December 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5107a09b28.html [accessed 23 September 2014]|
April 2, 2012, in Tikrit, Iraq
Salaheddin was driving home from work in the northern city of Tikrit when a bomb attached to his car exploded, according to news reports. He died after being taken to a local hospital, news reports said.
Salaheddin was a news anchor and political talk show host for Salaheddin Channel, a local TV broadcaster in Salaheddin province, according to Ziad al-Ajili, director of Baghdad's Journalistic Freedoms Observatory. He was also the president of the journalists union in Tikrit, local press freedom groups said. No one claimed responsibility for the attack.
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.