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A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard outside the Basra local government headquarters on July 19, 2019, as protesters gather for a demonstration. Basra police attempted to arrest Iraqi reporter Hassan Sabah in a raid on his home in Basra on July 23. (AFP/Hussein Faheh)

Basra police raids home, seeks arrest of Iraqi reporter Hassan Sabah

New York, August 16, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the issuing of an arrest warrant and a raid on the home of Hassan Sabah, a reporter for the Iraqi news broadcaster INEWS, in Basra, and called on Iraqi authorities to allow journalists to work freely and without fear of retaliation for their reporting.

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Attackers beat TV journalist at his home in India’s Andhra Pradesh state

New Delhi, May 8, 2017–Authorities in India must investigate and bring to justice those responsible for an attack on freelance journalist Rama Reddy, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Reddy, a TV reporter, was attacked in apparent retaliation for his reporting on illegal sand mining, according to a report in The New Indian Express.

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