Journalists killed in Arab spring uprisings: timeline

Names of journalists and media workers and when they were killed in the Middle East and north Africa since January 2011

Journalists and media workers killed covering the Arab spring uprisings since January 2011


Marie Colvin (Sunday Times): 22 February 2012, Homs

Remi Ochlik (freelance photographer): 22 February 2012, Homs

Rami al-Sayed (video blogger): 22 February, 2012, Homs

Anthony Shadid (New York Times): 17 February 2012, near Turkish border

Mazhar Tayyara (freelance): 4 February 2012, Homs

Shukri Abu al-Burghul (al-Thawra and Radio Damascus): 3 January 2012, Damascus

Basil al-Sayed (freelance): 27 December 2011, Homs

Ferzat Jarban (freelance): 19 or 20 November 2011, Al-Qasir


Wael Mikhael (al-Tareeq): 9 October 2011, Cairo

Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (al-Ta’awun): 4 February 2011, Cairo


Hassan al-Wadhaf (Arabic Media Agency): 24 September 2011, Sana’a

Fuad al-Shamri (al-Saeeda TV): 22 October 2011, Sana’a

Jamal al-Sharaabi (al-Masdar): 18 March 2011, in Sana’a


Chris Hondros (Getty Images): 20 April 2011, Misrata

Tim Hetherington (freelance photographer): 20 April 2011, Misrata

Anton Hammerl (freelance): 5 April 2011, near Brega

Mohamed Shaglouf (freelance): 15 March 2011, Ajdabiya

Ali Hassan al-Jaber (al-Jazeera): 13 March 2011, near Benghazi


Karim Fakhrawi (al-Wasat): 12 April 2011, Manama

Zakariya Rashid Hassan al-Ashiri (freelance): 9 April 2011, Al-Dair


Lucas Mebrouk Dolega (European Pressphoto Agency): 17 January 2011, Tunis

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