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SO’OUD MUZAHIM AL-SHOUMARI

News Organization: AL-BAGHDADIA

Died: 2006

Location: IRAQ

The television reporter, also known as Saud Mazahim al-Hadithi, worked for a pro-Sunni television station. He was kidnapped and shot several times in the head. The station is often critical of the new Iraqi government and of the U.S. presence in Iraq. A colleague said the dead reporter had interviewed authorities about human rights violations. His father said, "My son was killed because he was a well-known journalist."