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Iraq - Journalists targeted for covering anti-corruption protests

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the many cases of threats and physical violence against journalists covering the wave anti-corruption protests that have swept much of Iraq, from the south to the centre and the capital, for the past two and a half months. The aim of the violence against media personnel, by unidentified individuals or local officials, has been to limit coverage of the protests and discourage demonstrators. “The Iraqi authorities have a duty to ensure that journalists are (...)

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