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On June 27, 2005, Knight Ridder published the results of its inquiry in an article jointly written by two journalists – Yasser Salihee and correspondent Tom Lasseter. They “found more than 30 examples in less than a week” of corpses in Baghdad morgues of people last seen being detained by the police ...

Among the hundreds of journalists killed in post-invasion Iraq was Iraqi Yasser Salihee, a special correspondent for Knight Ridder who, following a May 2005 feature in the New York Times magazine on the U.S.-backed wolf brigade being modeled on Salvadoran death squads in the 1980s, was ...
For unknown reasons the Iraqi journalist Dr Yasser Salihee, was not included in the CPJ list. The BRussels Tribunal further reports that numerous deaths go unreported by CPJ and Reporters without Borders. The explanation reflects the opposite of what is happening with the biased and emotional ...
Dit artikel is een in memoriam voor dr. Yasser Salihee, een Iraakse correspondent voor het persbureau Knight Ridder. Hij werd gedood op 24 juni 2005 door een Amerikaanse sniper, toen hij een controlepost naderde van Amerikaanse en Iraakse troepen in de buurt van zijn huis in het westen van Bagdad.
YASSER SALIHEE The 30 year-old Iraqi physician and translator was killed at a checkpoint on 24 June in Amariyah, Baghdad, on his day off. He was going to get petrol so he could take his wife and daughter swimming when a sniper - believed to be a US soldier - shot him. No warning shots were fired.
The only serious investigation to have been carried out within Iraq was by an Iraqi journalist, Yasser Salihee. He pointed to the hundreds of execution victims making their way through the Baghdad morgue and highlighted the fact that in many cases those victims are known to have been arrested by ...
Yasser Salihee, a journalist for Knight Ridder investigating the bodies, wrote that eyewitnesses claimed many of the victims were seized by men wearing commando uniforms in white Toyota Land Cruisers with police markings. (Knight Ridder). Salihee's last article was published on 27 June, three days after ...


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