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Iraq - Journalist gunned down in Iraqi Kurdistan after getting threats

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday's murder of Kawa Germyani, the editor of the magazine Rayal and a correspondent for the newspaper Awene, in Kalar (140 km south of Sulaymaniyah), in Iraq's Kurdistan region. He was shot at around 9 p.m. by gunmen who then fled. “We are appalled by Germyani's murder and offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and colleagues,” Reporters Without Borders said. “A professional journalist who covered corruption and nepotism in Iraqi Kurdistan, (...)

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