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Journalists injured by SWAT iron balls in Babylon

19/3/2021 A correspondent and cameraman for I News Agency were slightly injured while covering the protests in Babylon Osama al-Abedi, the correspondent told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq thathe was hit in the back area by iron balls, while his cameraman, Mithal al-Dulaimi, …

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Nas correspondent attacked during Najaf protests

15/3/2021 Zaid al-Salami, a reporter for Nas news agency, suffered a severe suffocation on Monday as he was covering the protests in Najaf province Al-Salami told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he was near the provincial building to convey the ongoingevents, and …

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Asia Correspondent Severely Beaten in Najaf

14/3/2021 Riot police severely beat Asia Correspondent HaidarSaleh while covering protests in Najaf Haidar said, on a telephone call, to the Press FreedomAdvocacy Association in Iraq, that he was surprised that members of the riot police beat him with batons while covering the protests in …

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Al-Merbad correspondent Beaten in Diwaniyah

7/3/2021 A reporter for Radio Al-Marbad in Diwaniyah, Dhia al-Muhja, was severely beaten by angry protesters on Sunday evening. The coordinator of the Association for Press Freedom Advocacy in Diwaniyah said the colleague was beaten by a number of protesters while covering the demonstrations that …

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Media banned from covering Pope’s visit to Najaf

6/3/2021 The Prime Minister’s Protocol personnel imposed unexpected measures on satellite channels during the pope’s visit to Najaf, and prevented them from covering the visit. The coordinator of the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Najaf complained about the ill-treatment he and fellow journalists suffered while …

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Rudaw channel staff detained in Sinjar

24/2/2021 A security force detained Rudaw tv staff while on duty in Sinjar district on Wednesday morning. Channel reporter Hiwa Helmaldin told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that armed men in military uniforms detained their correspondent Tahsin Qassem and cameraman Nayef Edo, while …

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Rudaw staff detained in Kirkuk

12/2/2021 A security force detained the Rudaw TV team in Kirkuk on Friday morning “The armed men in uniform detained their colleague, correspondent Hardy Mohammed and cameraman Ahmed Najat Hussein, in the course of their duties in Kobane area south of Kirkuk, and took them …

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Kora Correspondent beaten by al-Talaba president

7/2/2021 Alaa Kazim, president of al-Talaba club, severely beat the correspondent of The Kora program Ahmed Al-Atwani while performing his duties, breaking his nose. Al-Atwani told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association that he was in the process of conducting a quick interview with Captain Alaa …

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Sumer University Denies Media Coverage

1/2/2021 The president of Sumer University in Dhi Qar, Dr. Adel Al-Zarkani, revealed that the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research has issued directives banning the media from entering university campuses for any reason, except for Iraqia and the official media channels of the …

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In Basra: Reporter banned by Dean

24/1/2021 The dean of the Faculty of Science at Basra University banned Arab Television correspondent Mazen al-Tayyar from performing his duties today; Sunday morning. Altayyar told Press Freedom Advocacy Association that he was on a press mission on Sunday morning to cover the strike organized …

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