Kurdistan government threatens TV channel with sanctions


Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the authorities in northern Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region to refrain from any further pressure on the Kurdish TV channel NRT to stop supporting protests against the curfew declared by the government as part of its measures to combat Covid-19.

The culture ministry has just issued the Kurdistan Regional Government’s second warning to NRT, whose owner, Shaswar Abdulwahid, is the founder of the opposition New Generation party and has


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