Iraqi journalists call for solidarity after latest government media closure

IRAQI journalists appealed for international solidarity today after the government closed a television station in Baghdad.

Security forces acting on behalf of the Ministry of the Interior raided the headquarters of the Dijlah TV station in Baghdad late on Monday night.

They said that the station would be banned from broadcasting for a month due to its coverage of ongoing anti-government protests.

Dijlah TV is one of the most-watched satellite channels in the country and is...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-01-28 20:41
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