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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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Death threat Reaches a journalist in exile

14/6/2021 Columnist Hshar Ali continues to receive death threats for continuously criticizing the political situation and the deteriorating living conditions in Iraqi Kurdish region. Hshar, who left Sulaimaniyah six months ago, and settled in Britain in search of security and protection from the tyranny of …

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INews correspondent attacked bySecurity

12/6/2021 Fuad AlHilfy, INews correspondent in Basra, was severely beaten by the hospital security guards in Basra. The incident took place yesterday, Friday. Alhilfy told Press Freedom Advocacy Association that he was on duty in the hospital to cover the status quo of the inpatients …

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“Press Freedom” Alliance launched in Iraq

5/6/2021 Several civil society organizations concerned with freedom of expression and press in Iraq, a number of independent local institutions and media bodies, and a gathering of journalists launched the founding framework of the Press Freedom Alliance. This came at a meeting sponsored by the …

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Al-Taghyir headquarters evacuated after Threats

31/5/2021 Al-Taghyir TV director Akram Zankana ordered the evacuation of the channel’s Baghdad office after receiving threatening letters to kill him and all his employees. Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned from colleagues working in the channel about the evacuation of the headquarters that …

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