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Two TV journalists gunned down covering protests in Iraq

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the recent murder of a Dilja TV correspondent and his cameraman in Iraq and called for their killers to be swiftly brought to justice. Journalist Ahmen Abdel Samad and cameraman Safaa Ghali were shot by […]

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Press freedom in Iraq plummets to ‘worst level in over a decade’

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the brutal climate of repression and censorship against media outlets in Iraq and called on authorities to immediately reverse blanket internet blackouts and forced closures of TV and radio stations. As deadly anti-government protests entered […]

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Attacks, arrests of journalists as Iraq plunges into new unrest

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed concern over a recent upsurge in attacks on media outlets covering unrest in Iraq and called on authorities to ensure the safety of all journalists reporting on protests. Last month, IPI documented several violations in the […]

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IPI condemns attacks on Iraqi media covering protests

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned recent violence against journalists and TV stations covering demonstrations in Iraq and called for an investigation into raids on several broadcasters. As many as 24 reporters were beaten with electric batons, live bullets and tear […]

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