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Mohan Hussein al-Dhahr, al-Mishrak
4 March 2007
Mohan Hussein al-Dhahr, 49, editor of the daily al-Mishrak, was killed in a botched kidnap outside his home in the al-Jami’a district in the east of Baghdad on 4 March. The kidnappers shot him dead as he tried to escape them, hitting him several times, including six times in the head. Mohan Hussein al-Dhahr previously worked for the dailies al-Irak and al-Yakadha, before joining al-Mishrak.