Abdel Dayem quoted in New York Times

The New York Times quotes CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Mohamed Abdel Dayem in the article “Baghdad Studio of Feisty TV Station Shut Down in Dispute With Iraqi Government” carried on November 4:
“The arrests and the forced closing are emblematic of the changing news environment, in which journalists are less likely than in the past to be kidnapped or killed, and more likely to be harassed, jailed or slapped with lawsuits, said Mohamed Abdel Dayem of the Committee to Protect Journalists, which is based in New York. “It resembles a war zone less, and more an authoritarian government that is engaged in efforts to manipulate news reporting,” he said.”