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: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5333e8fc12.html [accessed 25 September 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|