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Indicators show that attacks on journalists are rising: 262 violations and attempts in one year

Violations against journalists and media organizations have been documented by the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory (JFO). The evidence shows that journalists are exposed to systematic harassment and violence, efforts by Iraqi government agencies and political entities to curb their press freedom and censor on-line and print publications, and impose regulations and restrictions on radio and television broadcasting.



These measures also attempt to restrict journalists’ movement, by obliging them to obtain permits from military and security leaders in the field.






  • Denouncing the Verdict, JFO Visits Dawoodi in His Jail

  • Parliament Request to Change a Journalist Cancelled.

  • Illegal detention of journalists in Duhok

  • T.V. team receives fire from army forces in Mosul

  • Mosul journalists are dying amid resounding silence

  • Local Officials & Extremists are Chasing Iraqi Journalists

  • famed journalist faces threats of assassination due to a lawsuit filed by an MP

  • ISIL knife cuts the throat of journalists…And disturbing information from the areas of conflict