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Fact-Finding team report on the Humanitarian Situation in Basra

Fact-Finding team report on the Humanitarian Situation in Basra

عربي | Arabic  On 17 October 2018, a civil society Fact-Finding Team revealed serious human rights violations against citizens in Basra for their participation in this past summer’s protests. These findings correspond with Iraq’s High Commission for Human Rights, which found that between 1 August and 7 September, 20 people were killed, 492 people were...
Peaceful Demonstrator Killed in Front of West Qurna Oil Field — ICSSI Issues an Urgent Call for the Iraqi Government to Open an Investigation

Peaceful Demonstrator Killed in Front of West Qurna Oil Field — ICSSI Issues an Urgent Call for the Iraqi Government to Open an Investigation

Arabic | عربي   The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) 16 August 2018 Iraqi security forces violently broke a peaceful strike in the Huwair sub-district of the Al-Midaina District north of Basra, where the West Qurna oil field 2 is located. Government officers killed a peaceful demonstrator and wounded others, while approximately 20 other...
Second  Festival Of  Iraqi Press: Journalists In Iraq Need Protection !

Second Festival Of Iraqi Press: Journalists In Iraq Need Protection !

By Afrah Shawqi : Middle East newspaper Baghdad Iraqi journalists stressed on the importance of respecting their freedom to express their opinions and to exercise their freedoms of press, as approved by the Iraqi Constitution.  Iraqi government have to provide adequate protection for media workers, and stop interfering the work of independent media and ....
Press Freedom Advocacy Association participates in drafting the recommendations of freedom of expression in the Middle East and North Africa region

Press Freedom Advocacy Association participates in drafting the recommendations of freedom of expression in the Middle East and North Africa region

14 Dec. 2013 The Press Freedom Advocacy Association participated in the conference of the Middle East and North Africa region and the Group of Eight (Bmena), which was held in the capital of Jordan, Amman last week. During the past few days, the conference has discussed many themes related to the freedom of expression, such...
The Power of Political Islamization in Iraq: The Case of Ending the Civil State

The Power of Political Islamization in Iraq: The Case of Ending the Civil State

The Power of Political Islamization in Iraq:  The Case of Ending the Civil State Psycho-political Perspective By Faris Nadhmi*; A working paper submitted within the contribution of the Iraqi delegation to the works of the World Social Forum in Tunisia for the period from 26 to 30 March, 2013. Presented on March 27th, 2013 at...
A Victory for Freedom of Expression in Iraq: Iraqi Council of Representatives Repeal Cyber Law

A Victory for Freedom of Expression in Iraq: Iraqi Council of Representatives Repeal Cyber Law

ICSSI congratulates Iraqi civil society for its victory on the repeal of the Draft Informatics Crimes Law. We recognize the influence of the Iraqi Network for Social Media (IN4SM), Society For Defending Press Freedom in Iraq, and Iraqi Street for their effective in advocating for the cancellation of the law. We recognize the positive role...
Immediate Release of Nadir Dendoune, Respect Freedom of Press and More Protection for Journalists Working in Iraq.

Immediate Release of Nadir Dendoune, Respect Freedom of Press and More Protection for Journalists Working in Iraq.

UPDATE 030313: According to Reporters without Borders website, Dendoune, a visiting journalist with French, Australian and Algerian nationality who wasreleased on bail of 10 million dinars (6,500 euros) on 14 February after 23 days in detention in Baghdad, is still being prevented from leaving Iraq. Why hasn’t he been allowed to return to France? 1- First of...