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Photo Credit: Courtesy Syrian Journalists Association

YUSUF AHMED DEEB

News Organization: LIWAA AL-FATIH

Died: 2012

Location: SYRIA

War: SYRIAN CIVIL WAR (2011-

Deeb, the editor of the weekly newspaper Liwaa Al-Fatih, which supports the Free Syrian Army rebel group, was killed when government bombs struck the newspaper’s building in Aleppo. Deeb was printing the newspaper when the building was bombed.