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September 8, 2014 - Updated on January 20, 2016

Disappeared, kidnapped journalists


Disappeared, kidnapped journalists
On 8 September 2014 * AFRICA Kenya:
Dickson Bokongo Bosire, Jackal News - 06/09/2013 * AMERICAS Mexico:
Gerardo Blanquet, Radio Grande de Coahuila - 30/04/2013
Sergio Landa Rosado, Diario Cardel - 22/01/2013
* ASIA-PACIFIC China / Tibet:
Sungrab Gyatso, Yeshi Sangpo and Draksang - 4/01/2013 * EASTERN EUROPE / CENTRAL ASIA Ukraine:
Artem Deynega, netizen - 13/04/2014
Yuri Leliavski, reporter for the Ukrainian TV station ZIK (Western Information Union) - 25/04/2014
Serhiy Shapoval, journalist with the Volin'Post news website- 26/04/2014
* MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AFRICA Algeria:
Djamel-Eddine Fahassi, journalist for national radio - 8/03/1995
Aziz Bouabdallah, journalist, El Alem Essiyassi (Le Monde politique) - 12/04/1997
Iraq:
Fred Nérac, French journalist - 22/03/2003
Iran:
Pirouz Davani, editor of the paper Pirouz, vanished in late August 1998.
Lebanon:
Marc Thirion, Belgium journalist - June 1976 Libya:
Abdullah Ali Al-Sanussi Al-Darrat, journalist - arrested in 1973. We have not received any news since. Syria:
Foreigners (whose names can be revealed)
Ishak Mokhtar, Mauritanian reporter for Sky news Arabia - 15/10/2013
Samir Kassab, Lebanese cameraman for Sky news Arabia - 15/10/2013
Bashar Fahmi Al-Kadumi, Jordanian reporter, Al-Hurra TV - 20/08/2012
Austin Tice, freelance US journalist, Washington Post, Al-Jazeera English, McClatchy - 13/08/2012
John Cantlie, freelance UK journalist, Sunday Times, Sun, Sunday Telegraph - 22/11/2012 Syrians (whose names can be revealed)
Abdulrahman Batra, presenter for Suria Al Sha’ab TV - April/May 2014
Amer Hamed, media activist in Hassaka governorate - 13 January 2014
Hamed Orab - 11/12/2014
Yasser Al-Sattouf (alias Abu Ahmed Al-Deirahafri), correspondent, Shahba Press - 20/11/2013
Abdul Wahab Al-Mulla, citizen-journalist - 7/11/2013
Ramy al-Razzouq, journaliste, Radio ANA - 01/10/2013
Sami Jamal, freelance journalist, Radio Rozana - 14/08/2013
Mohamed Nour Matar, Raqqa, - 13/08/2013 Anwar Hazwini, reporter, Azaz Media Center - 11/08/2013
Obeida Batal, journalist, Orient TV - 25/07/2013
Hosam Nizam Al-Dine, soundman, Orient TV - 25/07/2013
Aboud Al-Atik, technician,Orient TV - 25/07/2013
Aboud Haddad, photographer - 26/06/2013
Akram Raslan, cartoonist, Al-Fida - arrested on 2/10/2012. We have not received any news since.
Hussein Issou - journalist and writer - arrested on 3/09/2011. We have not received any news since.