Libya’s Other War Dead
Libya shared with Iraqi in 2011 the sad distinction of being the second most deadly country for journalists after Pakistan, where seven newsmen were slain.
A report just released by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) records that five journalists were killed covering the conflict in Libya, The victims included Al-Jazeera cameraman Ali Hassan al-Jaber and Mohammed al-Nabbous of the online opposition broadcaster Libya Al-Hurra TV, both shot while covering unrest.
Also victims were acclaimed international photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, who were killed by a mortar round during the siege of . . .