Media faces anarchy and chaos in Iraq

The killings of two British journalists in Baghdad last week have highlighted the increasingly dangerous situation in Iraq, as militia groups and criminal gangs control many parts of the country.

3rd June, 2006

The killings of two British journalists in Baghdad last week have highlighted the increasingly dangerous situation in Iraq, as militia groups and criminal gangs control many parts of the country.

CBS cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Bolan died when a car bomb targeted a US army patrol of the 4th Infantry Division, with which they were embedded.

Almost 100 media workers have been killed in Iraq since the American-led invasion in 2003.

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