Journalists Under Attack

January 20, 2020 Iraq BY RSF

Iraq: Three journalists killed in January, murder attempt on fourth

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about the increase in attacks on journalists in Iraq, where three have been killed in the first month of the year and a fourth narrowly escaped a shooting attack yesterday. The Iraqi authorities must provide journalists with more protection, RSF said.

May 19, 2015 Iraq BY EFE

IS Kill Iraqi journalist accused of apostasy

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist outfit executed Iraqi journalist Feras Yasin on charges of apostasy and showing no remorse, according to the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate.

May 11, 2015 Iraq BY Middle East Online

Outspoken Iraqi journalist murdered

An Iraqi journalist critical of Haider al-Abadi’s government was found dead at his home in Baghdad in the western Qadisiya district with a single bullet wound to the chest.

August 13, 2014 Iraq BY AP

Turkish journalist killed in Iraq during clashes

A journalists' rights group says a Turkish journalist has been killed in Iraq during clashes between Islamic militants and Kurdish Peshmerga forces and has demanded an investigation into the circumstances of her death.

June 15, 2014 Iraq BY CPJ

Iraqi TV cameraman killed in north

At least one journalist was killed and another injured Sunday [15 June] in an attack in northern Diyala province, the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate and Iraqi news outlets reported.

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