Editor of Wirdbeen magazin was shot at near Sulemani

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 11/11/2009 00:00:00

London (KurdishMedia.com) 11 November 2009: The editor of a local Kurdish magazine, Pola Kawa, was shot at on his way between the city of Sulemani and nearby Tasluja, reported Radio Nawa on Wednesday.

Around 8:30 pm, the editor of Wirdbeen magazin was driving to Tasluja from Sulemani while he was subject to an armed assault by a group of unidentified men, driving in white car. He was parking at the time near Bazyan, standing outside of his car, when the men in the white car passing by and shot at the editor. He was not harmed.

Assaults on journalists and activists has stepped up in the last few months, in particular after the PUK-KDP alliance did badly in the 25 July election.

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 11/11/2009 00:00:00