Harry Burton (journalist), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Harry Burton (journalist)

Australian journalist

Date of Birth: 23-Jan-1968

Place of Birth: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date of Death: 19-Nov-2001

Profession: photographer, journalist

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Harry Burton (journalist)

  • Harry Burton (23 January 1968 – 19 November 2001) was an Australian journalist and cameraman who was kidnapped by the Taliban on the highway to Kabul, Afghanistan and then murdered.
  • Three other journalists suffered the same fate. Burton, 33 years old when he was killed, was a latecomer to journalism and quit his job three years earlier in Melbourne to get involved in the profession.
  • A scholarship fund was set up in his name by the Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club to support training for reporters from remote parts of Indonesia, particularly camera operators.

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