مقالات رأي

Preventing and beating the staff of Fallujah TV in Baghdad

2/2/2020 An armed group in Tahrir Square beat a fallujahcorrespondent and cameraman and prevented them from completing the coverage there. TV cameraman Hassan Al-Khafaji told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that the attack was carried out by an armed group during their direct coverage of the events following the announcement …

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Verbal assault against reporter in Babylon

1/2/2020 Al-Iraqiya TV reporter Iman Mohammed was verbally assaulted on the demonstration grounds of Babylon.  Iman told Press Freedom Advocacy Associationin Iraq that she was on a press mission to convey the events of the demonstrations in the province, and a group of demonstrators there and during the cover-up verbally assaulted her, after …

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Kurdish NRT staff detained in Sulaimaniyah

27/1/2020 The staff of the Kurdish channel NRT, consisting of a reporter and a cameraman, were detained Monday morning in Sulaimaniyah by Security Forces. “The channel’s staff, consisting of fellow reporter Omar Fath and photographer Ziad Kamel, were on a journalistic mission to cover the …

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Almarbid Correspondent Suffocated by Gas in Basra

21/1/2020 Haider Almozany, Almarbid Correspondent was subjected to a severe suffocation condition in the protests of Basra on Tuesday Through a phone call, Haider Almozany told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he was on the protests spot in order to cover the ongoing …

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Albaghdadiya Cameraman injured in Altayaran Square

20/1/2020 UdayUqab, Albaghdadiya cameraman has sustained several wounds in his arm on Monday morning. Uqab was covering the ongoing protests in Altayaran Square. Ali Aldhabhawy, member of Baghdadiya Board told Press Freedom Advocacy Association that the channel’s cameraman UdayUqab was requested to cover the ongoing …

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2019: Press Setback in Iraq

Serious press freedom violations in Iraq dominated the scene in 2019, with unprecedented abuses recorded this year, the closure, threats and muzzles of mouths in a direct and public manner, and a relatively high number of total violations. Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq recorded …

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NRT Director detained for publishing report

8/12/2019 The Court of Justice in Sulaimaniyah summonedNRT director Shuan Ali on Sunday morning after the channel broadcasted a report on the head of Sulaimaniyah University. The director of the NRT office in Baghdad OmedMohammed told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that Shuan went this morning to the Court of Sulaimaniyah District after he was summoned for investigation, following the complaint …

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Basra University bans Al-Marbad radio from coverage

2019/12/8 The security of Basra University (Al-Zubair College Complex) denies radio reporter Ali Mohsen entrance to cover a theatrical activity held by its students on Sunday morning on campus. “Students at Basra University have invited the media to cover a theatrical activity under the slogan …

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Journalists expelled from protest square in Muthanna

8/12/2019 A group of protesters in Muthanna expelled the cadres of Al-Iraqiya and Al-Ahd channels, preventing them from covering the events taking place on site. Al-Iraqiya TV reporter Ali Karim told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he and Cameraman Malik al-Kifai and the …

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