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Iraq | Attacks

Photojournalist killed by mortar in Iraq

Photographer Fadil al-Garaawi, 45, was employed by Iraq's elite Interior Ministry forces and also contributed to Iraqi news outlets. He was killed when a mortar round struck near a group of journalists and members of the security forces in Fallujah, according to media reports. Three members of the security forces were also killed.

Iraq | Digital Rights

  • Iraq shuts down its internet, again
  • Iraq shuts down its internet, again

    A leaked email that originated from an Iraqi Internet service provider (ISP) and was shared with SMEX confirms that on May 16, 2016, the Internet will be shutdown for three hours, from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m., “in all regions of Iraq.”

Iraq | Censorship

Iraq bans Al Jazeera from operating within the country

"Using the Iraqi “war on terror” media guidelines to shut down Al Jazeera is a blatant attempt to put pressure on the network to report only one side of a story in a country that struggles to provide any protection to journalists on the ground."

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