Promise of burial ground highlights dangers for Iraqi journalists - Press Gazette

Promise of burial ground highlights dangers for Iraqi journalists

The decision by the Najaf governor to grant Iraqi journalists a dedicated piece of land in Dar Al-Salam cemetery has been met with derision by journalists who view it as further proof that the government is powerless to protect them.
Aswat Al-Iraq, an independent news agency quotes Hazim Inaiya from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting: “Iraqi journalists lost almost all their rights, and governmental and non-governmental institutions are supposed to look after journalists.”

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