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Photo Credit: Courtesy Mich Café

ABDEL KARIM AL-OQDA

News Organization: SHAAM NEWS NETWORK

Died: 2012

Location: SYRIA

War: SYRIAN CIVIL WAR (2011-

Al-Oqda, a cameraman and reporter for the citizen news outlet Shaam News Network, was killed when government soldiers attacked his house in Hama. Activists claim his house was targeted because of his coverage of the unrest in Syria.