Mosul

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CPJ safety advisory: use of chemical agents in the Mosul offensive

March 6, 2017 2:42 PM ET

A dozen civilians, including women and children, have been treated for suspected exposure to a blistering chemical agent following an Islamic State (IS) attack on East Mosul, Iraq, last week, according to news reports. The International Committee of the Red...

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Iraqi Kurdish journalist killed by roadside bomb in Mosul

February 25, 2017 1:53 PM ET

New York, February 25, 2017--Iraqi Kurdish reporter Shifa Zikri Ibrahim, known professionally as Shifa Gardi, was killed today by a roadside bomb while covering the Iraqi Army's offensive against the Islamic State group in western Mosul for the Kurdish TV...

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CPJ Safety Advisory: The Mosul offensive and psychological injury

January 6, 2017 4:03 PM ET

The military campaign to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) group, known as the Mosul offensive, has resumed with Iraqi forces engaged in a second phase attempting to take further neighborhoods in eastern parts...

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CPJ Safety Advisory: Mosul

November 9, 2016 4:00 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists has a new Emergencies Response Team. The ERT will be posting updates on safety for journalists as we think necessary. This is the first one....

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Ali Risan

October 22, 2016 4:34 PM ET

Ali Risan, a cameraman for the Iraqi Al-Sumaria TV channel, was killed while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters on October 22, 2016, according to his outlet and news reports. His killing came as Iraqi and...

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Gunmen kill Iraqi journalist near his home in Mosul

October 25, 2013 4:53 PM ET

New York, October 25, 2013--Iraqi authorities must immediately identify the motive behind the killing of another journalist in the northern city of Mosul and ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least...

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Two Iraqi journalists shot dead in Mosul

October 7, 2013 5:33 PM ET

New York, October 7, 2013--Two Iraqi journalists were shot dead by unidentified assailants in the city of Mosul on Saturday, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the killing and calls on the Iraqi government to ensure...

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