Sarwa Abdul-Wahab gunned down
Sarwa Abdul-Wahab was gunned down in the Bakir district of Mosul on Sunday. The 35 year old freelanced for the Kurdistan Reporters News Agency and worked as a lawyer defending journalists’ rights. The IHT has more,
“She was a member of our association which is based in Baghdad but has a branch in Mosul,” said [Yasir al-Hamadani, the director of the Mosul branch of an Association to defend journalists], adding that Abdul-Wahab worked at the Salaheddin satellite TV channel and at many local newspapers before working for that agency.
“Besides her work as a journalist, she was activist working with non-governmental organizations as well as being a lawyer,” al-Hamadani said. “We are very sorry to lose her. She was very active and very passionate about her work.” link