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2015: Press Year of Crisis

In 2015, the press community in Iraq witnessed a rise in risk and new channels of danger threatened their work and lives. Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq recorded that 28 journalists have been killed in all parts of Iraq due to their duty. 25 …

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Samaraa coverage blocked by citizens

A number of citizens prohibited Samaraa Correspondent in Karbalaa, Mutaz Alaboudi, from covering the events of Alarbaiin million march and tried to attack him but the security of the Hussaini Administration prevented them from doing so. Alaboudi told Press Freedom Advocacy Association that during his …

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العاملون في فضائية دجلة كانوا على مقربة من الموت جراء اطلاق نار برلماني على خصمه

تعرض الزملاء العاملين في قناة دجلة الفضائية الى خطر الموت المحتم جراء اطلاق نار احد أعضاء مجلس النواب على خصم سياسي داخل مبنى الفضائية، وعلى مقربة من استوديو الاخبار. وابلغ العاملون في الفضائية جمعية الدفاع عن حرية الصحافة انهم كانوا منهمكين بإعداد النشرة وتحضير الضيوف، …

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PM bodyguards attacks a cameraman

Cameraman Hussein Al-isawi was attacked by the bodyguards of Prime Minister Hayder Alibady last Monday. Colleague Aziz Alrubayii told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that the aggression took place after the press conference that joined Iraqi Governors. One of the PM bodyguards attacked the …

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Al-Nasiriya TV reporter injured by sniper fire in Fallujah

Al-Nasiriyah News Agency and TV channel reporter, Waleed Kareem, sustained serious injuries due to sniper’s fire, near Fallujah in Anbar province. Representative of Press Freedom Advocacy Association, said that Kareem was shot in his left hand by fire of a sniper during on ground coverage …

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DiwaniyaSecurity forces denyOB vehicles entrance

Security authorities in Al-Diwaniyaprevented Al-Baghdadia live channelcrew from entering  their Outside Broadcasting vehicles (OB) into the province on Friday, during its attemptto cover the three-month demonstrations on ground. Reporter of Al-Baghdadia, Emad al-khuzaequoted the chief of provincial police to the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in …

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Basrah Security attacks a number of journalists

Basrah Governor Security attacked a number of journalists who were covering an event attended by the Governor at the State Company for Land Transportation. Press Freedom Advocacy Association’s representative in Basrah said that a number of journalists were beaten and insulted by the Governor’s security; …

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Confinement of NRT cadres in Erbil

Kurdish Asayesh (security forces) confined, today, Wednesday, two journalists working in Nalia station or NRT located near KRG parliament Union during their meeting that was covered by the aforementioned station. The meeting was held to discuss the recent events that have erupted in KRG. Representative …

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A Journalist shot in Baghdadi Area

Dhiyaa Hassan Al-sharifi, a colleague journalist, and the (Extra News) correspondent was shot by anonymous attackers during his station’s coverage of events in Baghdadi District. Al-Sharifi told Press Freedom Advocacy Association that anonymous people attacked a convoy of journalists and their equipment, from Alalam and …

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