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(RT) A prominent Syrian journalist and filmmaker, Naji Jerf, editor-in-chief of the Hentah monthly, who produced anti-Islamic State documentaries was gunned down in Gaziantep, Turkey. This is the third assassination of a journalist in the country over the last three months. Jerf recently completed a documentary investigating violence and crime in the IS-held parts of Aleppo for the RBSS group [“Raqa is Being Slaughtered Silently”]. The film won a Committee to Protect Journalists’(CPJ) International Press Freedom Award in November.


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