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Iraq - News media torched, journalists attacked and arrested in outbreak of violence

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns a wave of violence in the past three days in Iraqi Kurdistan in which media premises have been torched and journalists have been targeted in several of this autonomous region's cities. The press freedom organization is alarmed by the incidents and urges the authorities to investigate all of them. The wave of violence was set off by attacks on massage salons and shops selling alcohol in Dohuk (a city to the northeast of Erbil) after Friday prayers on 2 (...)

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