The assassination of Gerard Hoarau

Political dissident Gerard Hoarau, 34, was shot dead on his doorstep in Edgware on 29 November 1985. He had just left his home on Greencourt Avenue when a gunman fired a Sterling sub-machine from the other side of the road at around 10.15am. At the time of his death he was president of the Seychellois …

Palestinian Cartoonist shot dead in London: Naji Al-Ali

Palestinian cartoonist Naji Al-Ali was shot dead in¬†Knightsbridge on 27 July 1987. The 49 year-old¬†was attacked as he walked to his office in Ives Street at around 5.10pm. Witnesses said they saw two men approach the 49 year-old outside the office of the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Qabas at around 5pm. Mr al-Ali was shot once in …