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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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Dijlah Channel closed down by CMC

27/11/2010 Joint security forces from the interior and National security, accompanied by a team from the Communications and Media Commission, stormed the headquarters of Dijlah channel on Tuesday evening. According to a number of colleagues working in the channel, the force raided the channel after …

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Reporter goes Missing in Diwaniya

18/11/2019 Journalist Mohammed al-Shammari disappeared in Diwaniyah under mysterious circumstances. Al-Shammari, who works as a correspondent for the Baghdad Alyoum news agency, left his home in the early hours of Sunday, took a taxi and turned off his phone, according to a representative of Press …

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