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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Ivo Standeker

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Ivo Standeker, January 1993, available at: [accessed 21 February 2018]
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June 17, 1992, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Standeker, a journalist with the Slovenian magazine Mladina, was injured by tanks and mortar shells from a Serbian position in Sarajevo. He suffered serious injuries to his legs and torso and died later that day. Jana Schneider, an American freelance photographer, was also injured and received shrapnel wounds in her legs. She was later transported to Belgrade for further treatment.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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