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  • Journalists Killed in Line Of Duty

    Journalist Mika Yamamoto, a veteran war correspondent with the Japan Press, died of wounds sustained in Aleppo on Aug. 20, 2012 while covering the Syrian civil war, Japan's government said Tuesday. Yamamoto, who was born in 1967, was killed in the Suleiman al-Halabi neighborhood of Aleppo.
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  • Journalists Who Have Died In The Line Of Duty

    Marie Colvin, 55, was an American journalist who wrote for the Sunday Times of London. Colvin, seen here in Tahrir Square, Cairo, was killed in the Syrian city of Homs, Feb. 22, 2012. Colvin had covered global conflicts for decades, and was considered one of the best foreign correspondents in the world. Colvin lost an eye from a shrapnel wound in Sri Lanka in 2001.
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  • Journalists Who Have Died In The Line Of Duty

    Remi Ochlik, 29, a French freelance photographer, was killed in the Syrian city of Homs, Feb. 22, 2012. Ochlik and Marie Colvin, who was also killed, were in a house in the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs, the district hit hardest by what residents describe as almost three weeks of relentless shelling. Ochlik recently won a 2012 World Press Photo prize for a photo from the Libyan revolution.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid is seen here in an undated photo. Shadid was covering the conflict in Syria when he died suffering an acute asthma attack Feb. 16, 2012.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros walks the ruins of a building Aug. 21, 2006 in southern Beirut, Lebanon. Hondros was on assignment in Misrata, Libya, when he was killed by a rocket-propelled grenade.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    Director and photojournalist Tim Hetherington poses at the Hollywood Palladium, Jan. 14, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif. Hetherington was on assignment in Misrata, Libya, when he was killed in the same blast that killed Chris Hondros.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    Salih Saif Aldin, 32, who sometimes wrote under the name Salih Dehema for The Washington Post in Iraq is shown in an undated photo. Aldin was fatally shot Oct. 14, 2007, while on assignment in Baghdad.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    ITN journalist Terry Lloyd makes his last televised news report March 21, 2003 in Iraq. Lloyd died March 22, 2003 after becoming caught in the crossfire between American troops and Iraqi troops loyal to then-President Saddam Hussein.
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    Photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen and driver Saeed Chmagh were killed in eastern Baghdad at a time when clashes were occurring between U.S. forces and militants in the area. The cause of their deaths was unclear, although witnesses spoke of an explosion in the area. Iraqi police said either a U.S. airstrike or a mortar attack had occurred July 13, 2007.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    David Bloom attends the 23rd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on Sept. 10, 2002. Bloom, the former co-anchor of NBC's "Weekend Today," died from deep vein thrombosis on April 6, 2003 while traveling with the U.S Third Infantry Division in Iraq.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is shown in an undated photo. Pearl disappeared in the Pakistani port city of Karachi Jan. 23, 2002 after telling his wife that he was going to interview an Islamic group leader. Instead he was kidnapped by a militant group that beheaded him Feb. 1, 2002.
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    Dickey Chapelle, a war correspondent and photographer, covers Marine Corps training operations in Okinawa in October 1965. Chapelle was killed in Vietnam Nov. 4, 1965 while on patrol with a Marine platoon during Operation Black Ferret.
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  • Journalists Remembered

    Booking photograph of deceased civil rights worker Alexander Shimkin (1944-1972) created by the Montgomery, Alabama, Police Department at the time of Shimkin's arrest in Montgomery in March 1965 for alleged "failure to obey a lawful police order" during a civil rights demonstration.
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    Combat journalist and photographer Dana Stone stands next to a fresh burial plot marked with the American flag, during operations in Vietnam's Northern I Corps region in 1968. Stone went missing April 6, 1970 in the Svay Rieng Province of Eastern Cambodia while covering the war in Southeast Asia for CBS.
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