|Biographical detail : ||Fearless Iraqi journalist
An exemplar of the new generation of journalists, Sahar, a print and radio journalist, had written for the Aswat al-Iraq (Voices of Iraq) as well as contributed pieces to the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR).
Forthright in her coverage and fiercest in her criticism against extremism Sahar lived in Mosul since 1997, and there she was gunned down. Her death was a part of the statistic of hundred of journalists killed in Iraq after the American invasion in 2003.
Sahar Hussein al-Haideri was born in Baghdad into a professional family.