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February 28, 2008

Journalist’s union chief buried in Iraq

By Julie Tomlin GR

The funeral of top Iraqi journalist Shihab al-Timimi was held in Baghdad today.
The chief of the Iraqi Journalists’ Union died on Wednesday after he was shot by unidentified gunmen in an ambush on 23 February.
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the attack and said Al-Tamimi had received calls threatening his life.

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