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 Serena Shim

Serena Shim (Serena Ali Suhaim; October 10, 1985 – October 19, 2014) was an American journalist. While covering the Siege of Kobanê as a war correspondent for Press TV, she was killed in a car crash. Her employer called the accident "suspicious".

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Serena Shim, a promising journalist working for Iran's Press TV media outlet, was killed in a “suspicious” car crash in Turkey just days after she gathered information on Turkish support for Daesh (ISIS), claiming they were helping the terrorists commit heinous crimes. In 2014, Shim reported that she received ...

Artefacts from the celebrated career of journalist and foreign correspondent Serena Shim were recently put on display at the Arab American National Museum (AANM), a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, in Dearborn, Michigan. Shim, who was originally from Detroit, spent her professional career overseas, ...
Serena Shim was at the time reporting on Ayn al-Arab (Kobani), from the Turkish side. She was, in her own words, one of the first, if not the first, on the ground to report on ,“Takfiri militants going in through the Turkish border”. These include not only ISIS but also terrorists from the so-called Free Syrian Army ...
Once on the air, Serena Shim sharply repudiated the accusations that were being surreptitiously cast against her. Quickly citing a Reporters Without Borders report labelling Turkey “the largest prison for journalists,” she heralded her candid, albeit tactical approach from the outset, acknowledging that she ...
DETROIT - Serena Shim was a wife, mother and a journalist. Her life was cut short in what is being called an accident, but her family is questioning exactly what happened. Shim grew up in Livonia, Mich., and took an interest in journalism. "She always thought about things before she did them. If everybody ...
Serena Shim, a US citizen, was killed in a car crash on October 19, following her reports of accusations from Turkey's intelligence agency that she had been “spying.” She had been covering the crisis in the besieged Syrian city of Kobani. Press TV channel called the accident "suspicious." Shim's sister said ...
Thus, the sudden, terrible death in an apparent road accident of the US journalist Serena Shim, in southern Turkey on 19 October, has been greeted by some as deeply suspicious. She worked for the Iranian government-funded Press TV network on the Syrian-Turkish border and she had reported that she ...
The suspicious death of US-born journalist Serena Shim, and the deafening silence on the story in the US, is merely the latest example of the blatant double standard employed by the Western media. Shim, a 29 year old American journalist of Lebanese descent, had been covering the ongoing war in Syria, ...
A journalist working for Press TV on the Turkish-Syrian border was killed on Sunday in what are claimed to be suspicious circumstances. Serena Shim was reported to have died in a car accident while returning to her hotel in Turkey after leaving the strategically important Syrian town of Kobani. She was a ...


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