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Press barred from coverage in Diwaniya

    Ministry of Interior forces barred a number of media channels and news agencies from covering the demonstrations that swept Diwaniya province on Friday. Correspondents from Asia, Furat, Alitijah, Alghadeer, Biladi and Baghdadiya channels said that they were surprised that the Media and Communications …

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MoI shuts down al-Baghdadiya in Baghdad

  A security Force affiliated to the Ministry of Interior raided the Offices of al-Baghdadiya channel in Baghdad on Wednesday afternoon. The raiders escorted members of Media and Communications Commission legal staff, who held the order of Safaauldin Rabii, Head of the Commission, of closing …

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REGA channel correspondent attacked in Erbil

  Butan Najat, Correspondent for Rega Channel in Erbil has undergone an attack by anonymous military men in crowded AlIskan Street; the media man was showered with fire and then severely beaten and abused. In a statement to Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq, Najat …

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Journalists Banned from coverage in Diwaniya

29/2/2016 Security personnel of Iraqi president, Fuad Maasum, attacked Afaq channel cameraman and prohibited 15 other media members from entering the building of the Mayoralty. Alghad Press correspondent Mohammed Alshammary, told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that the president’s bodyguards prevented the media staff …

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Albaghdadiya staff attacked by security forces

During a demonstration in Babil, Albaghdadiya staff was confined by security forces in Babulhussain area. Hadil Aljumaili, the channel’s correspondent informed Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that a colonel headed security force targeted the staff during its coverage. They were asked to move out …

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Erbil Security Aggressive against SPEDA TV

Kurdistani Islamic Union TV, SPEDA, was subjected to an assault by security forces during its coverage of the demonstration that was held by women students in Erbil on Sunday. Media persons BazianBarazanji (correspondent) and Hoshiar Hussein (Cameraman) told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that …

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SWAT attacks Alghadir staff in Diyala

Alghadir satellite channel’s correspondent, Alaa Hussein and transmission engineer, have sustained serious injuries as a result of the fierce attack that they were subjected to by SWAT forces on their way to Miqdadiya for media coverage. Freedom of Press Advocacy Association has learnt that the …

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