Journalist, Deceased Person
1976 – 2006
Who was Atwar Bahjat?
Atwar Bahjat was an Iraqi journalist. Initially a reporter for Iraq's state-controlled television under Saddam Hussein, Bahjat became a reporter for al-Jazeera and later a popular television correspondent for al-Arabiya following the US invasion of Iraq. On 22 February 2006, Bahjat was abducted, raped, and murdered while covering a story in Samarra.
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