Iraq’s journalists
are under threat

Iraq’s Journalists have been exposed to various ways of threat following their media coverage of the Nasiriyah protest, central Dhi Qar Governorate, southern Iraq. The security forces fired tear gas and live bullets to clear the gathering protesters who called the security services to stop arresting the activists and to release the locked up prisoners.

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IRAQ

CPJ condemns Iran’s
execution of journalist
Roohollah Zam

New York, December 12, 2020 – The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned in the strongest possible terms the execution of Iranian journalist Roohollah Zam, editor of the Amad News Telegram channel. Iranian authorities executed Zam today by hanging, according to The Associated Press and Reuters, both citing government-affiliated news sources.

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IRAN

Syrian journalist Hussein
Khattab shot and killed
while reporting in Aleppo
governorate

New York, December 14, 2020 – Authorities in the northwestern Syrian city of Al-Bab should conduct a thorough investigation into the killing of journalist Hussein Khattab, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

by George Washington – The first president of the USA

593px-Gilbert_Stuart_Williamstown_Portrait_of_George_Washington

If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

by George Washington – The first president of the USA

Moroccan authorities arrest journalist Maati Monjib
-Maati Monjib, pictured here on February 20, 2014, is a press freedom advocate, journalist, and academic. Monjib was arrested by Moroccan security forces December 29, 2020. (AFP)
New York, December 29, 2020 – Moroccan authorities must immediately release journalist and press freedom advocate Maati Monjib, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested Monjib, a contributor to the London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi as well as other outlets, today at a restaurant in the capital Rabat, according to a Facebook post by independent journalist and Moroccan Association for Human Rights member Abdellatif El Hamamouchi and independent Moroccan news site Le Desk.
The journalist Adeeb Al-Janani is accompanied to the grave in Taiz
Today, Saturday, The body of the journalist, Adeeb Al-Janani, a reporter at Belqis Channel, was accompanied to the grave in Taiz, following two days of his demise in Aden Airport attack at the arrival of the Yemeni government who accused the Houthi militia, supported by Iranian, of causing that.
Saudi Arabia to Jail the Activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for Five Years
The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh has sentenced the activist, Loujain Al-Hathloul, to 5 years and 8 months in prison; 2-year and 10 months of the punishment are suspended.
Al-Hathloul was convicted for incitement to change the ruling system, serve foreign agendas, use the Internet to harm national security, and cooperate with entities based on anti-terrorism crimes law.
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