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PFAA records 61 cases of ban during curfew

22/6/2020 Although journalists were excluded from the preventive curfew imposed by the National Health and Safety Cell, security forces prevented many of them from passing for unknown reasons. Press Freedom Advocacy Association recorded most of the bans that occurred during the period from (18 /3/ …

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Erbil prosecutors call for closure of NRT

22/6/2020 The Public Prosecutor’s Office in Erbil has recommended that the Ministry of Culture in the Kurdistan region close the NRT channel on the background of the publication of reports on health conditions in the region and the high number of people infected with the …

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Speda prevented from covering Shaqlawa Demonstartion

18/6/2020 Police prevented a reporter and cameraman from covering demonstrations in Shaqawa district on Thursday morning. The channel’s correspondent, Younis Hamad, told Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that the Police of Al-Asaish prevented him and the channel’s cameraman Rifaat Mohammed from covering a fuming …

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Diyala’s Health Director verbally assaults reporter

18/6/2020 The administration of Dijla Channel rejected the insults that abused its correspondent in Diyala by the director of health, Dr. Ali Al-Shaji, last week. Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned through a telephone conversation with fellow reporter Ali Ibrahim that he was on …

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Journalists Suffocate by Tear Gas in Basra

16/6/2020 A number of fellow journalists were subjected to tear gas attacks on Tuesday evening in Basra. A representative of Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Basra said that reporters of Marbad and i- News Ahmed Al-Mozani and Fouad Al-Halafi and AP cameraman Nabil Al-Jurani were …

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Security forces obstruct journalists in Basra

13/6/2020 Security forces in Basra prevented journalists from reaching their places of work on Saturday morning. The coordinator of Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq, Shihab Ahmed said that the security forces prevented him from reaching his place of work at Rashid Radio, as well …

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Journalists prevented from Duty in Kirkuk

9/6/2020 Security forces in Kirkuk prevented satellite Media workers from reaching their offices on Tuesday morning. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq was informed through a telephone call with reporter of Kalli Kurdistan in Kirkuk , Azad Shakur that the security forces prevented him …

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