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Photojournalist Granted a Forced Leave in Basara

14/9/2021 The “management” of al-Mirbad Media Foundation granted a compulsory leave to photographer and video editor, Sajjad Ali Jassim who was prevented from entering the building, on Monday, after a series of layoffs and forced dismissals, following an incident of illegal getting hold of the …

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Media Coverage Denied for Dhi Qar Campus

12/9/2021 The president of Dhi Qar University, Dr. Yahya al-Khafaji, prevented several media channels from covering a protest stand for a number of professors on campus Sunday morning. Yas al-Khafaji, a correspondent for the Al-Ahwar TV channel, told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that …

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Five Journalists on Duty Detained in Kirkuk

5/9/2021 A security force in Kirkuk detained five journalists in the line of duty last Saturday in a Kirkuk village. The  Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq  said that the security forces detained Turkish Anatolia news agency correspondent Eugene Jola, agency photographer Hisham Mohammed, NRT …

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Diyala Journalist Targeted by Sound bomb

4/9/2021 An overnight  sound bomb attack was undertaken by Unidentified gunmen who targeted the home of  the fellow journalist Ali Fadhil, in Baquba district of Diyala province. The device was homemade and placed in front of his home in Baquba, causing material damage to the …

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KRG 24 Banned from Coverage in Kirkuk

16/7/2021 A joint army and police force prevented KRG 24 staff from covering a murder in Bardi district, north of Kirkuk. A reporter for the channel, Hayman Dalou, said on a telephone call to the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he and his …

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After Five Hrs of Detention: RT Correspondent Released

13/7/2021 Security forces have released Ashraf al-Azzawi, a correspondent for the Arabic-language RT (Russia Today) television channel in Baghdad, after a five-hour detention. Azzawi told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he was at the channel’s headquarters today when a security force belonging to …

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Dijla Correspondent detained and Beaten in Dhi Qar

6/7/2021 A security force detained Rasim Saidi , Correspondent  for Dijla Channel in Dhi Qar, while covering the protests on Monday morning. Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq received an audio message from the reporter confirming his detention after a while on the scene of …

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Uniform Imposed for Press Entering HOR

6/7/2021 For the second time in its history, the House of Representatives issued a resolution obliging all journalists to enter the parliamentary premises by wearing the official uniform, otherwise, they are denied entrance. The parliament’s media department issued a statement stressing the council’s “keenness to …

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