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Al-Mirbad Attacked by Maysan Police

20/11/2022 Elements of Maysan police smashed the equipment of the cameraman of Al-Mirbad channel, while he was covering a demonstration of Education graduates in front of the governorate education building, on Sunday morning. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraqlearned from its coordinator in Maysan, …

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Journalists Attacked in Sulaymaniyah

13/11/2022 Armed elements in civilian attires prevented several satellite channels from covering a student demonstration, which started today in Sulaymaniyah near the political bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, seized their equipment, and arrested a photojournalist. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned …

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Hala FM Director Detained for Two Days

12/10/2022 Members of the National Security forces in Mosul arrested Hala FM director, Sattar al-Mahal, and released him on bail after a couple of days.. Al-Mahal told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq that he was released, on Wednesday morning from the Directorate of …

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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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