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Media Staff covering Protests Detained in Erbil

24/9/2022 Security forces in Erbil detained two reporters and a photojournalist, preventing them from covering a demonstration in Erbil, on Saturday morning in support of Iran’s protests against the backdrop of the killing of Iranian Kurdish girl Mahsa Amini. The correspondent of the “Westke” Foundation, …

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Shoukry Petitioned for Freedom by Mother

18/9/2022 The mother of a photojournalist sentenced to 7 years in prison on malicious charges, Kahraman Shoukry, submitted a request to the president of the Kurdistan region, to release her son, and to commute the sentence against him for “conspiring to overthrow the regime” last …

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Al-Mustaqil Reporter Detained in Najaf

12/9/2022 Security elements of Najaf SWAT forces detained the correspondent of the “Al-Mustaqil” newspaper, Ali Al-Sharifi, while conveying traffic congestion and suffering facing visitors to reach Najaf province, on Sunday night. Al-Sharifi’s colleague told the Press FreedomAdvocacy Association in Iraq that SWAT elements detained him …

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Journalists Continue Reporting Under Fire

30/8/2022 Journalists continue to be targeted after a day of beatings, detentions, confiscation of equipment and denial of coverage on the sidelines of the tragic events that took place in Baghdad throughout the day and night on Monday. At dawn on Tuesday, unknown gunmen in …

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UTV Denied Coverage in Governmental Palace Protest Raid

29/8/2022 International Zone Security forces denied UTV correspondent and cameraman from covering the incident of the protestors raiding into the governmental palace on Monday noon. The Manager of the Channel told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that their correspondent, Haider alBadri and cameraman, …

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AlNajaf Fire Denied Coverage by Armed Elements

8/8/2022 Forces affiliated to Saraya Alsalam  in Najaf prevented a number of media channels from covering a fire that erupted in one of its residencies. The forces detained the cameraman of al-Taghyir channel for documenting the incident on Monday morning. Mohammed Razzaq, correspondent of al-Taghyir …

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KRG Security Attacks Unarmed Journalists

6/8/2022 The Authorities in Kurdistan region continue chasing and suppressing on the background of the voices that were raised by civil actors to organize protests over several parts of the region. The forces have arrested the journalist Ayoub Warti, KNN correspondent, hours earlier in Erbil. …

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Sadrists Shut Down Furat Channel in Basra

29/7/2022 Sadri protestors closed down the Furat Channel Office in Basra on Friday evening. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association had learnt that the Sadrists closed the channel’s office on the background of the statements that were released by the Head of AlHikma bloc “Ammar AlHakim” …

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