Reporter dies after fall, others held during protests in Iraqi Kurdistan

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores a journalist’s death and harassment of other reporters by security forces in Iraqi Kurdistan on 12 August, when the authorities did their best to prevent the media from covering major anti-government protests in several of this autonomous region’s cities.

The fatal victim of what the Kurdish media called a “black day” for journalists was Huner Rasool, a journalist with Gali Kurdistan TV, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party’s officia

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