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Reporter attacked by officer in Basra

  9/6/2023 A security officer in Basra province detained Maher Al-Rubaie, correspondent of AlItijah channel, inside a gas station where he was beaten on Friday afternoon. Al-Rubaie told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association that he was on a special coverage, at the gas station, after …

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Three Media Groups Detained in Sulaimaniyah

    27/5/2023     Security agents in Sulaymaniyah detained the teams of “Rudaw”, “Payam” and “NRT” channels while they were trying to cover a demonstration held by the people of the “Peramkron” area. The coordinator of the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq, Sulaymaniyah …

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Ronmedia Denied coverage in Sulaimaniyah

2023/5/24 Sulaymaniyah court police prevented a reporter and cameraman of “RonMedia” website from coverage on Wednesday morning. The correspondent of the site, Jalal Mohammed, told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq, that the police officers near the court, seized his personal mobile phone when …

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Basra Court Detains Presenter by Will of Governor

16/5/2023 On Tuesday, the Basra Investigative Court sent TV presenter Haider Al-Hamdani to prison, immediately after his appearance before the judiciary upon a complaint filed by Basra Governor Asaad Al-Aidani against him. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned from its coordinator in Basra …

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Press Freedom Union: Proceeding with legislating laws restricting freedom of the press and opinion is a systematic return to dictatorship.

  8/5/2023 The Union of Press Freedom is watching with great caution the Iraqi Council of Representatives’ insistence on proceeding with the second reading of the “Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Peaceful Demonstration” law, that contradicts with the vision of legal, academic, cultural and journalistic …

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Iraqi Press Day Denied Coverage by PM Security

17/6/2023 The Prime Minister’s protection prevented cameramen from entering the hall of the Rashid Hotel, which witnessed the central ceremony of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate on the occasion of the 154th National Day of the Iraqi Press, on Saturday morning. According to the correspondent of …

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NRT correspondent Detained by Asayish in KR

  7/5/2023 Members of the Asayish forces detained Karim Keifi, correspondent of  “NRT”  channel while he wason duty coverage in the Harir area of Shaqlawa district in Erbil. The forces took him for interrogation at a security center, on Sunday afternoon. After his release, the …

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Foreign Press Denied Movement in Iraq

  11/3/2023 The Iraqi authorities are severely harassing foreign journalists coming to Iraq and are imposing a series of complex measuresset by the Media and Communications Commission CMC, the National Operations Center NOC and the Joint Operations Command. In Kask checkpoint near Sinjar, security forces …

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Foreign Press Denied Movement in Iraq

11/3/2023 The Iraqi authorities are severely harassing foreign journalists coming to Iraq and are imposing a series of complex measuresset by the Media and Communications Commission CMC, the National Operations Center NOC and the Joint Operations Command. In Kask checkpoint near Sinjar, security forces detained …

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Journalists Beaten over a student demonstration in Erbil

19/2/2023 On Sunday, the director of the students boarding of the Technical University of Erbil prevented several journalists from covering a student demonstration and severely beat a reporter and broke his equipment. The correspondent of the channel “Bouar Media” ,Nabz Rashadtold the Press FreedomAdvocay Association …

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