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Iraq - Provincial TV correspondent stabbed at home after being warned

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns an attack on Al-Baghdadiya TV correspondent and freelance photographer Hussam Al-Akuli in his home in Al-Samawah (290 km southeast of Baghdad) on 23 May. Akuli was repeatedly stabbed by armed men in military dress who ransacked his home and left with journalistic material. Akuli was rushed to hospital with stab wounds to the face and neck and multiple arm fractures. After Al-Baghdadiya TV broadcast a report about the demolition of homes on land that is (...)

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