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PFAA Concerned About Hasty Anti- Freedom Legislations

5/12/2022 The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq expresses its high concern towards the rush of most political blocs in the House of Representatives to include chronic controversial issues that threaten the freedom of journalistic work on the agenda of the Council of Representatives. The …

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Al-Mirbad Attacked by Maysan Police

20/11/2022 Elements of Maysan police smashed the equipment of the cameraman of Al-Mirbad channel, while he was covering a demonstration of Education graduates in front of the governorate education building, on Sunday morning. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraqlearned from its coordinator in Maysan, …

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Journalists Attacked in Sulaymaniyah

13/11/2022 Armed elements in civilian attires prevented several satellite channels from covering a student demonstration, which started today in Sulaymaniyah near the political bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, seized their equipment, and arrested a photojournalist. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned …

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Press Material Erased From Cameras in Daquq

7/11/2022 Federal Police Members in Kirkuk seized the equipment of the NRT channel and the “Zoom Media” media institution staff, while they were returning from a coverage on the security situation in Daquq district in Kirkuk governorate. Press Freedom Advocacy Association-PFAA  in Iraq had information …

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Hala FM Director Detained for Two Days

12/10/2022 Members of the National Security forces in Mosul arrested Hala FM director, Sattar al-Mahal, and released him on bail after a couple of days.. Al-Mahal told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he was released, on Wednesday morning from the Directorate of …

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Speda Denied Coverage in Kirkuk

7/10/2022 Monday morning, army security forces in Kirkuk prevented Speda channel staff from covering long queues of cars in gas stations, Speda reporter Allen Nashat mentioned in a phone call to Press Freedom Advocacy Association that he and his colleague cameraman Mohammed Ayoub went to …

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