Sherwan Amin Sherwani (left) and Guhdar Zebari (right) were sentenced to six years in prison last month on anti-state charges. Observers of the Erbil trial told CPJ that prosecutors presented patchy and inconclusive evidence. (Left photo: Sherwan Sherwani; right photo: CPJ)

‘Spaghetti against the wall’: how flimsy evidence sent 2 Iraqi Kurdish journalists to jail for 6 years