CASUALTIES RECORDED IN 2001
Journalists and Media Workers killed War Zones and other hostile areas in 2001
This list provides name, country where death occurred, nationality, occupation and brief note of circumstances.
(f) indicates that the person killed was a woman
1. Lawton - Macedonia - British. AP reporter, killed when car was shelled.
2. Al Bashawi - Palestine - Palestinian. Newspaper photographer, died in Israeli helicopter missile attack while interviewing Hamas leaders in Nablus.
3. Al Qatanani - Palestine - Palestinian. Newspaper reporter died in same missile attack as above.
4. Sutton (f) - Afghanistan - French. Radio reporter, 'executed' by Taliban after falling off armoured vehicle.
5. Billaud - Afghanistan - French. Radio reporter, 'executed' in same incident.
6. Handloik - Afghanistan - German. Magazine reporter, 'executed' in same incident.
7. Burton - Afghanistan - Australian. Cameraman, killed in Taliban ambush on convoy.
8. Haidari - Afghanistan - Afghan. Photographer, killed in same ambush.
9. Fuentes - Afghanistan - Spanish. Reporter, killed in same ambush.
10. Cutuli (f) - Afghanistan - Italian. Reporter, killed in same ambush.
11. Stromberg - Afghanistan - Swedish. TV cameraman, killed during armed robbery on rented house in war zone.