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Iraq - Mounting dangers for journalists in Iraq

Reporters without borders
Journalists were the victims of obstruction, threats and violence during Iraq's 30 April parliamentary elections, the first since the withdrawal of US troops in late 2011. Violence by jihadi groups and inter-communal tension of a political and sectarian nature marked the security climate. “We are very concerned about the threats and attacks against journalists in Iraq, both by security forces and armed groups, and we urge the authorities to take appropriate measures to guarantee the safety (...)

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