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Journalists Killed in 2013 - Motive Confirmed: Youssef Adel Bakri (Youssef Abu Jad)

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date 1 March 2014
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2013 - Motive Confirmed: Youssef Adel Bakri (Youssef Abu Jad), 1 March 2014, available at: [accessed 22 November 2017]
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Halab News Network
February 15, 2013, in Aleppo, Syria

Bakri, also known as Youssef Abu Jad, was a reporter and videographer for the local news outlet Halab News Network (HNN). He was killed in government shelling of the Karam al-Tarab neighborhood in Aleppo while filming the bombardment of the neighborhood by government forces, according to HNN and Al-Jazeera.

Halab News Network, based in Aleppo, posts news and reports from around the country and the region, with a focus on Aleppo province. The network covers the conflict, politics, clashes, and protests. Its broadcasts are published by several regional news outlets including Al-Jazeera. The center does not publish footage under individual bylines.

Job:Broadcast Reporter, Camera Operator
Beats Covered:Human Rights, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials
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