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Sound Bomb Targets Journalist’s Home in Baghdad

20/5/2020 Unidentified gunmen targeted the home of the news editor of Asia News Channel (Ali Deram) with a sound bomb on Wednesday evening. In a telephone conversation with Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq, Deram confirmed that the sound device was homemade and placed in …

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Reuters correspondent banned in Anbar

6/5/2020 A security force from Anbar province’s operations command prevented Reuters correspondent Kamal al-Ayash from passing through the province on Tuesday evening. Al-Ayash said in a telephone conversation with the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq: that on his way back from work to Fallujah, …

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Media banned by a contractor in Falluja

5/5/2020 The contractor in charge of managing the Fallujah cement plant of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals prevented the cadres of channels (Dijla, Sharqiya, Fallujah and Anbar) from entering and covering, on Monday. “”I was accompanied by al-Anbar correspondent Amer al-Anbari, Al-Anbar correspondent Muhannad …

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Baghdad the Press Beast for Journalists

sOn May 3rd every year, the world celebrates Press Freedom Day, to enhance the principles of free journalism and remember those who paid their lives in return for the integrity of the profession. At the same time, it is an occasion to focus the light …

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Media Threatened by Security Forces in Tikrit

2/5/2020 Salahuldin security Forces banned the cadres of (Dijla, Sumeria, Furat, Malwiya, and Alitijah) channels from coverage and threatened to arrest them on Saturday. Mohamed Qader, Manager of Almalwiya office, told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq on a phone call that: his cameraman, Ahmad …

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Dijlah banned from coverage in Thi-Qar

30/4/2020 A Thi-Qar police force prohibited Dijla cadre from covering the current demonstrations witnessed by the city. The channel’s correspondent in Thi-Qar, Rasim Karim told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that cameraman Nour Alsaidy and himself were heading to the site of live coverage …

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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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