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Journalists Killed in 2007 - Motive Confirmed: Aref Ali Filaih

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 2008
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2007 - Motive Confirmed: Aref Ali Filaih, January 2008, available at: [accessed 22 October 2017]
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Aswat al-Iraq
June 11, 2007, in Al-Khalis, Iraq

Filaih, correspondent for the independent news agency Aswat al-Iraq, was killed by a roadside bomb while driving to an assignment south of Al-Khalis in Diyala province, Aswat al-Iraq reported. Filaih, 32, had worked as Aswat al-Iraq's correspondent in the violence-plagued province since December 2006, the news agency said.

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


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