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Iraq: Condemnation of killing of director of Radio Free Iraq

2014-03-22

It is with great sadness and regret that the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has learned of the killing of journalist and human rights defender, Mohammed Bedaiwi. It strongly condemns this incident…

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Iraq– Journalist and human rights defender Kawa Kermyani assassinated in the town of Kelar

2013-12-07

With great sadness and sorrow, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) received the news of the assassination of journalist and human rights defender Kawa Kermyani, aged 32 years, in the town of Kelar…

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Iraq- freedom of the press is in danger

2013-10-28

Update: On 29 October  2013 the Publishing and Media Court, released  journalist Zuhair Al-Al-Fatlawi for "the illegality of his detention and imprisonment." On 27 October 2013, the judge…

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Iraq– Journalist and human rights defender Saad Zaghloul assassinated in Mosul

2013-10-09

With utmost sorrow and grief, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) received the news of the assassination of journalist and human rights defender Saad Zaghloul in the city of Mosul, Iraq this week.…

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Iraq – Violation of right to peaceful assembly and targeting of human rights defenders

2013-09-02

On 31 August 2013, despite attempts by authorities to block peaceful demonstrations, thousands of protestors took to the streets in Baghdad and many provinces in the country. The demonstrators called…

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Iraq- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights mourns the death of Iraqi journalist Zamil Ghanam Al-Zoba'ie

2013-06-15

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) very sadly received reports from reliable sources confirming that on 09 June 2013 the body of journalist and member of the Journalists Syndicate, Zamil Ghanam Al-Zoba'ie…

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