Nigerian Photographer Dies in Blast; CPJ Reports 44 Work-Related Journalist Deaths in 2010

January 4, 2011

By David Walker

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reports that a veteran photographer of a Nigerian newspaper died December 24 when a bomb exploded in his neighborhood in the central Nigerian city of Jos. The photographer, 43-year-old Augustine Sindyi, had worked for the Standard newspaper in Nigeria’s Plateau State for more than a decade. Sindyi was the third journalist to die in...

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