Press Victims

Victims of Press in Libya from different cities

Radwan El-Gharyani, Director of Radio Tripoli, FM.

The journalist and director of the "Tripoli Radio" radio station in Tripoli,Radwan al-Gharyani, 44, was killed on 1 December 2013 in the outskirts of Tripoli, where his body was found, caused by four gunshots close to his chest, according to the forensic report, while the motives of the crime have not been known yet.

Saleh Hafiana, a photojournalist

The photojournalist, Saleh Ayad Hafiana, born in 1991 and working for the local Fasato News Agency, was killed on November 15, 2013 by armed militias, while he was working on documenting beatings and shootings against peaceful demonstrators demanding an end to armed militias from their city, the capital, Tripoli, according to eyewitnesses.
Militia fire directly in an attempt to target him while filming the events.

Abdullah bin Nazha, a photojournalist

Abdullah bin Nazha, a journalist of the Fasania newspaper located in Sabha, was killed on January 19, 2014 by tribal militants in the city of Sebha, in southern Libya, where he was shot while filming an armed convoy attack for supporters of the former regime during the escalating armed conflict there.

Radi Ibrahim Al-Zawi radio host on Radio Free Libya

Media activist Radhi Ibrahim Al-Zwi was killed on July 25, 2014 in Al-Hadaeq, in the city of Benghazi, while driving the car by unknown gunmen until know. Al-Zawi is the first radio voice on Radio Free Libya during the February Revolution.

The radio host Nasseb Carnafa, on Radio Fezzan

Journalist Nasseb Carnafa, who works for local radio, was killed in Sebha, southern Libya, on May 29, 2014, after her dead body were found in a cemetery on the outskirts of the city, along with the body of their driver according to the forensic report, there were signs of torture.
Carnafa has been known during her career as radio coordinator and former TV reporter for the Fezzan satellite channel for several social threats to leave her profession and her fiance.

Investigations were not opened despite requests to track down the perpetrators and punish them for the system’s suspension of the Public Prosecution office at that time.

Tawfiq bin Saud and his colleague Sami Al-Kuwafi

are media activists

Libyan broadcaster and activist Tawfiq bin Saud was killed on September 19, 2014, the eighteen-year-old in the Fuwaihat district of Benghazi, accompanied by his colleague Sami Al-Kuwafi, after they were intercepted by a car and then shot at them. He was active with his colleague Al-Kawafi in organizing popular demonstrations against the violations and breaches that Benghazi was experiencing.

Abu Bakr Al-Urfi

He was killed on September 27, 2014 / Benghazi.
Abu Bakr Al-Urfi, an employee of the Wataniya channel, Benghazi branch, was killed on 27 September 2014 in the city of Benghazi, in mysterious circumstances, in front of his house in Laithi, before unidentified gunmen shot him.

Al Tayeb Issa Hammouda

The founding member of the Tumast cultural channel of the Tuareg, Tayeb Essa Hammouda, was killed on October 5, 2014, after he was arrested on the way while he was returning to the town of Abari, in southern Libya, coming from the town of Ghat.He documented his brutal torture and the shooting of five bullets in separate areas on his body by
tribal gunmen.

Al-Mu’tasim Billah Al-warfali Radio host in Libya Al-Watan.

The journalist and director of the "Tripoli Radio" radio station in Tripoli, Radwan al-Gharyani, 44, was killed on 1 December 2013 in the outskirts of Tripoli, where his body was found, caused by four gunshots close to his chest, according to the forensic report, while the motives of the crime have not been known yet.

Moftah Al-Qatrani, Director of a Media Company

The journalist, Miftah Al-Qatrani, director of Al-Anwar Media Production Company in Benghazi, April 22, 2015, was killed in his office after receiving a fatal bullet in the head.
The reasons behind the brutal assassination of al-Qatrani are not known, but evidence indicates his work in producing TV reports for satellite channels and reporting events and news about the ongoing war in Benghazi.

Mohammed bin Khalifa Associated Press photographer

On Saturday, January 19, 2019, journalist and photographer, Mohammed bin Khalifa, working for the Associated Press AP, was killed after being subjected to shrapnel from the missiles, which fell while covering part of the armed clashes .Between the two parties to the
conflict in the Sidi Al-Sayeh area, south of Tripoli, between armed groups called the “9th Brigade Tarhuna” and forces affiliated with the Al- Wefaq government.

Musa Abdul Karim, a photojournalist

The Libyan photojournalist, Musa Abdel Karim, who works as an editor and photojournalist for the Fasanya newspaper, was killed in Sabha, where he was found killed by the number of his kidnapping on Tuesday morning, July 31, 2018, and caused severe torture and gunshots while his eyes were closed and handcuffed near the historic castle in Sabha.

Abdul Qadir Fasuk, a reporter for Al-Raed network

Major reporter on the television, Major Abdul Qadir Fasuk, was killed on Thursday 21 July 2016 by a sniper in one of the fighting axes, while covering the battles against ISIS in Sirte.The journalist Fessouk is one of the most prominent journalists who covered the events and battles in the city on the front lines and was characterized by the transfer of
information and the direct image and a deep analysis of the course of the war against ISIS.

Jeroen Orillemens is a reporter for the Dutch newspaper, El Shaabwan

On October 2, 2016, a Dutch journalist, Jeroen Orillins, who worked for the Dutch people magazine Klein, was shot by an ISIS sniper in Sirte while covering the war with the forces of the Presidential Council of the National Accord Government.
The photojournalist “Orillins” has experience in covering armed conflicts in several countries, he had entered Libya on September 22 and left on Monday, October 3, and according to information, the Dutch journalist had previously come to Libya twice to cover the war against ISIS in Sirte

Faraj Al-Maghrabi, director of the Barqa channel for the Monitoring and Documentation Unit

“revealed that a person suspected of belonging to terrorist groups, an Egyptian national, confessed during his interrogation in Qurnada military prison that he was involved in the killing of five journalists from the Barqa channel after their kidnapping on the fifth of
August last by the desert road linking the city of Tobruk and Ajdabiya.

Ahmed Jamhour, Director of the Information Department at the Ministry of Justice

revealed to the Tunis Centre that, as part of the investigation into the murder case of the Libyan Burqa channel, five terrorist elements were arrested and, during their confession, it was proven that they were involved in the killing of Tunisian journalists, refusing to disclose further details.

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