Journalists Killed in 2007 - Motive Unconfirmed: Hussein al-Jabouri
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 2008|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2007 - Motive Unconfirmed: Hussein al-Jabouri, January 2008, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64965213.html [accessed 18 December 2017]|
March 16, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq
Al-Jabouri, editor-in-chief of As-Saffir, was shot when he failed to stop his car at an Iraqi security checkpoint in Baghdad's Al-Dora neighborhood on March 7, according to the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, a local press freedom group. The group, citing his family, said al-Jabouri was driving home when Iraqi security officers opened fire.
A CPJ source said that the security officers transferred al-Jabouri to a hospital immediately afterward. His treatment continued in Amman, Jordan, but he died later that month, the source said.