Posts Tagged “news media”

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint Beirut, February 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid and called on Iraqi authorities to release him immediately. Men who identified themselves as Iraqi security forces arrested Obeid at a checkpoint on the outskirts of…

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria Two Kurdish reporters killed on duty by car bombings in eastern Syria Beirut, October 16, 2017–Kurdish journalists Dilshan Ibash and Hawker Faisal Mohammed died from injuries sustained during October 12 suicide car bomb attacks that occurred in the eastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, where the two reporters were…

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Israel arrests Palestinian journalist in West Bank

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Israel arrests Palestinian journalist in West Bank

Israeli security forces arrest Palestinian journalist in West Bank Israeli security forces should immediately release Palestinian journalist Abdul Rahman Awad, a correspondent in Ramallah for the Hamas-affiliated Palestinian news agency Safa, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Israeli forces yesterday morning arrested Awad at his home in the village of Budrus, 19 miles (31…

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Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey

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Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey

Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey Orient News English reported that their English language editor Halla Barakat was found murdered in her apartment with her mother this morning in Turkey. Barakat was a fierce critic of the violence in Syria and was investigating war crimes there. She was investigating abuses and torture of prisoners…

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Health of journalist Hisham Gaafar deteriorates in jail

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Health of journalist Hisham Gaafar deteriorates in jail

Health of journalist Hisham Gaafar deteriorates in jail Held 21 Months Without Trial Despite Serious Illness Egyptian authorities should immediately provide appropriate health care to the imprisoned journalist Hisham Gaafar, whose health, including his eyesight, is deteriorating in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. If prison authorities are unable to provide him necessary health care, they…

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Gulf Crisis the Reason of Discorde: al-Jazeera Intrudes Again

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Gulf Crisis the Reason of Discorde: al-Jazeera Intrudes Again

Gulf Crisis the Reason of Discorde: al-Jazeera Intrudes Again Why were the U.S. officials and the Arab regimes concerned about al-Jazeera? This is strange since they were dreaming to democratize the Arab world and launching reform processes. By Abdennour Toumi Al-Jazeera is the Arab network that has caused a lot of noise in both the…

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