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Now is the time to act for journalist safety in Iraq

06 Jan. 2017 | Story

Journalist and human rights defender Afrah Shawqi was finally released by her kidnappers and able to return safely to her home in Southern Baghdad Tuesday 27th Dec. As journalists in Iraq are more and more at risk for violence and kidnappings, it is time to join forces to protect them and make sure that perpetrators of crimes against journalists are prosecuted.