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Media banned from covering protest in Kirkuk

20/1/2021 A security protection officer of the Kirkuk Oil Company has banned staff from covering student protests. Kirkuk Now correspondent Karwan Al-Salhi told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association that he and his colleague, Anadol correspondent Eugene Ramadan arrived wednesday morning at the oil company’s site …

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Collective Resignation of Sumeria Staff

2021/1/19 The staff of Sumeria News agency on Tuesday submitted a collective resignation in protest against the non-payment of their financial dues for the past six months The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned from a number of resigning editors, that the agency staff …

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Media banned from covering military parade in Wasit

9/1/2021 Wasit police chief’s information officer prevented journalists from covering a military parade ceremony held inside Kut Air Base. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association told colleagues at the foundation that the ban affected their correspondent in Wasit, Naseer al-Kabji, and other media groups who were …

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Zakros staff arrested in Dhi Qar province

8/1/2021 A reporter and cameraman were arrested by security members in Dhi Qar province on Friday. Falah al-Fadhli, the channel’s news director, told the Press Freedom Advocacy Association that their correspondent Ali Saleh and his cameraman were arrested while covering the protests that began in …

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President of Nalia Media Foundation detained

25/12/2020 Security officers at Sulaimania airport detained the director of Nalia media organization, Awat Ali. Press Freedom Advocacy Association coordinator reported that Upon his arrival from Sweden at Sulaimania airport, the airport security officers detained Awat  Ali , the Director of Nalia Foundation that includes …

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NRT closure extended in Kurdistan

16/12/2020 The Kurdistan Regional Ministry of Culture has issued a decree extending the closure of NRT channel in the region for another week. The Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq learned from the director of the channel’s Baghdad office, Omed Mohammed, that the decision of …

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Security forces arrest journalists in Kirkuk

12/14/2020 Security forces in Kirkuk governorate arrested a number of reporters while performing their duties in a village in the governorate, and took them to an unknown destination. The coordinator of the Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Kirkuk reported the arrest of the correspondent of …

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Diyala governor bans Altaghyir reporter from duty

13/12/2020 Diyala Provincial Council Chairman Muthanna Al-Tamimi issued an order banning Al-Change TV reporter Hassan al-Shammari from entering the provincial headquarters and performing his work. Al-Shammari, in a telephone conversation with Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq, said he was on a press mission inside …

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