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HRW Calls for Reopening Al-Jazeera Baghdad Bureau

Human Rights Watch has called on the Iraqi government to reverse its decision and allow Al-Jazeera's Baghdad bureau to reopen, saying its closure was "nothing but an effort to clamp down on freedom of expression." Last week, Iraq's Communications and Media Commission revoked the news agency's license, closing its office for one year after accusing it of "inciting sectarianism and violence" and violating rules regulating media coverage of "the war on...

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