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.READ MORE ...
CPJ condemns Iran’s
execution of journalist
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.READ MORE
Syrian journalist Hussein
Khattab shot and killed
while reporting in Aleppo
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.READ MORE
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.