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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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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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