Dijlah TV

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A Jordanian police vehicle is seen near the Israeli border on November 13, 2019. Jordanian authorities recently suspended broadcaster Dijlah TV, and the station's offices in Iraq were raided by local authorities. (Reuters/Muhammad Hamed)

Dijlah TV broadcaster suspended for 1 month in Jordan, offices raided in Iraq

Beirut, January 28, 2020 — Jordanian authorities should immediately lift the suspension of Dijlah TV and allow the station to broadcast freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Iraqi demonstrators gather in Basra on January 10. Gunmen killed two journalists from the Iraqi broadcaster Dijlah TV, who were covering the protests. (Reuters/Essam al-Sudani)

Gunmen open fire on car, kill 2 Dijlah TV journalists at Iraq protest

Beirut, January 10, 2020—The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the killing of two journalists working for the Iraqi broadcaster Dijlah TV, and urged Iraqi authorities to immediately open an investigation and hold those responsible to account.

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Iraqi security forces are seen in Baghdad on November 23, 2019. Security forces recently raided and shuttered broadcaster Dijlah TV. (Reuters/Thaier al-Sudani)

Iraqi security forces shutter Baghdad office of Dijlah TV broadcaster

Beirut, November 27, 2019 — Iraqi authorities should allow Amman-based broadcaster Dijlah TV to reopen, and should cease forcing news outlets off the air for their coverage, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Iraqi police are seen in Maysan province, south of Baghdad, Iraq, on October 4, 2019. Four broadcasters in Baghdad were recently raided by unidentified assailants. (Reuters/Essam al-Sudani)

Unidentified assailants raid 4 broadcasters in Baghdad, assault staffers

Beirut, October 7, 2019 — Iraqi authorities should immediately investigate the recent attacks against four broadcasters in Baghdad and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Iraqis shout slogans as security forces form a human barrier during ongoing protests in the southern city of Basra on August 5, 2018. Between July 14 and September 6, 2018, at least seven Iraqi journalists were assaulted or detained while covering protests, and the offices of two local media outlets were set on fire. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)

Iraqi authorities shut down internet, detain and assault journalists amid protests

Between July 14 and September 6, 2018, at least seven Iraqi journalists were assaulted or detained while covering protests over government corruption and the lack of basic services in several cities across Iraq, and the offices of two local media outlets were set on fire, according to news reports, the journalists’ employers, the local press…

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Dijlah TV: Unknown assailants set fire to Baghdad bureau

The satellite news channel Dijlah TV said in a report that unknown assailants set fire to its Baghdad bureau, located in the Al-Rusafa neighborhood, on the afternoon of January 2, 2018. No one was injured in the blaze, according to the report.

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A screenshot of a Dijlah TV report alleging local government officials in Iraq's Al-Anbar Province smuggled oil and fighters to the Islamic State group (YouTube).

Iraqi authorities shutter TV channel’s Ramadi bureau

Washington D.C., May 18, 2017–Authorities in Iraq’s western Al-Anbar Province should rescind their order closing the Ramadi office of satellite news channel Dijlah TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The Council of Al-Anbar Province on May 16 ordered the bureau closed, days after the Jordan-based channel aired a report alleging local government officials…

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