مقالات رأي

Death threat against Al-Sharqiya Correspondent in Najaf

16/4/2020 Al-Sharqiya TV correspondent Ali al-Hajj was subjected to an outright death threat, Thursdayevening. Al-Hajj, a colleague, told Press FreedomAdvocacy Association in Iraq that the threat of death and physical liquidation was received from a person who named himself sheikh of the Mayah tribe via a text message, in the wake of the correspondent’s preparation of a report on the …

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Al-Rasheed TV cameraman beaten in Kirkuk

9/4/2020 A traffic policeman in Kirkuk beat al-Rasheed TV cameraman Ibrahim Abdullah on Thursday morning. Ibrahim Abdullah told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that the traffic man beat him severely while he was going to cover the curfew in Kirkuk, in one of the security controls, asking him …

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Sumeria Correspondent verbally abused in Diyala

7/4/2020 Ali Ibrahim, Al-Sumaria correspondent was verbally abused by Diyala Health Director, Ali Al-Shachi upon covering the health situation in the province. Ammar Talal, Al-Sumaria Director told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that his co-worker Ali Ibrahim received an abusing SMS sent by Diyala …

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Security member prevents Asia TV from coverage in Baghdad

3/4/2020 A security officer was banned from coverage in Baghdad on Friday evening. Asia channel’s staff, consisting of fellow reporter Tarek al-Rubaie and cameraman Raed Fouad, were on a press mission to convey the latest on the curfew in Baghdad, and a member of the security forces prevented them from covering, the …

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IMN Denied Coverage in Maysan

3/4/2020 Iraqi Media Network cadres were obstructed by security forces in Maysan; on their way to duty, they were verbally abused. Ahmad Aljizany, Iraqia correspondent told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he was accompanying cameraman Hussain Najm. On Friday During heading to work, Special Duty Security members obstructed their …

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Reuters Corona Figures suspended by MCC

3/4/2020 The Media and Communications Commissionimposed a three- month suspension period against Reuters Agency with a fine, afterrevealing figures contradicting those announced by GOI concerning positive Covid-19 victims inIraq. After midnight, MCC issued a letter that included the suspension of the agency’s work and a fine of 25 million, under the …

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Live coverage obstructed by security member

28/3/2020 INews cadres were denied from conducting a live coverage about the status quo of Iraqi streets amid quarantine by a member of the security forces in Eden Square in the middle of Baghdad Ibrahim Al-Mahmoud, INews correspondent told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq …

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Baghdad Alyoum Correspondent Arrested in Basra

25/3/2020  Hasan Sabah, correspondent for Baghdad Alyoum channel in Basra was arrested by Basra Intelligence on the background of publishing reports that covered cases of corruption and manipulation of the province’s real estates. Sabah told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that an intelligence force …

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Alfurat Channel banned from coverage in Baghdad

18/3/2020 Security forces on Wednesday morning prevented the staff of Alfurat Canal from crossing the control of The Wasiti Hospital in Baghdad. The staff of the program, “close up” which is composed of the presenter (Laith al-Jazairi) and cameraman (Hassan Doij), were on a duty …

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Alwafaa channels attacked in Kufa

Alwafaa Radio and TV station was attacked on Monday morning by an anonymous missile. Inews correspondent, Haidar Hadi in Karbalaa told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that Unidentified gunmen fired RBG missiles at the Al-Wafa radio and television building in Kufa in the early …

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