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Outspoken Iraqi radio journalist shot dead at home

09 September 2011 Iraqi authorities are urged to redouble their efforts to protect journalists and ensure they can carry out their work in safety. The killing of a prominent radio journalist in Baghdad highlights how Iraqi authorities are failing to protect media workers from continued threats and violence, Amnesty International said today. Hadi al-Mahdi, 44, was shot twice in the head in his flat in the Karrada district of  Baghdad yesterday, ahead of a planned protest he was due to attend in the city’s Tahrir Square today. Friends have said he had feared for his life after receiving…

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