News from Iraq

Iraq: Freedom of press and expression at risk as restrictions are placed on up to 44 media outlets


Beirut, 26 June 2012-- In a wave of media repression, the Communications and Media Commission (CMC) in Iraq has called on the security forces to ban up to 44 media outlets due to alleged problems with…

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Take Action Now : Iraq: Three journalists fired from their positions with State-owned newspaper Al-Sabah


Beirut, 16 January, 2012 -- On 2 January 2012, Al-Sabah, a State-owned daily newspaper based in Baghdad announced that it had dismissed the head of the cultural section, Ahmed Abdulhossain and journalist…

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