Iraq

Iraq: Hanaa Edwar selected as Defender of Human Rights & Freedom of Expression for May 2017

16 May, 2017

)Cairo, Beirut - 16 May 2017) The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Maharat Foundation, and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), in cooperation with IFEX, have selected prominent human rights defender Hanaa Edwar from Iraq as the Defender ...

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On World Press Freedom Day 2017, Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Arab Countries report released

4 May, 2017

(Beirut, Cairo) - On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Maharat Foundation released, on 03 May 2017, their report on “Freedom of Opinion and ...

Iraq: ANHRI Demands to Reveal Fate of Activist Ali Alzbhaoa

30 August, 2016

Cairo: 30 August, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today called on the Iraqi authorities to promptly reveal the fate of civil movement activist “Ali Alzbhaoa” in the aftermath of his disappearance following his participation in the demonstrations ...

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Stand Up for Digital Rights! Unveiling Recommendations for Responsible Tech

16 June, 2016

Today, the Centre for Law and Democracy, in collaboration with the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI, Egypt), the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS, India), the Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información ...

Iraq: ANHRI Condemns Shutting Down Social Media in Baghdad

6 June, 2016

Cairo: 5 June, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) decried the suspension of social networking sites service in the Iraqi capital by Baghdad Operations since Friday June 3 (12 PM) in anticipation of the protests demanding reform. Baghdad's ...

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ANHRI Calls for Holding those Responsible For Targeting Journalists in Baghdad’s Green Zone Accountable

23 May, 2016

Cairo: 23 May, 2016 “The targeting of journalists while covering the protesters' storming of Baghdad's Green Zone (the government and diplomats' headquarters) on Friday, May 20, constitutes a full-fledged crime committed by the authorities in Iraq. All perpetrators should be brought ...

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Illegal Methods Followed in Dealing with Media Condemned

29 February, 2016

29 February 2016 The undersigned human rights and press institutions express condemnation of the threats, block and prosecution that Al-aalem news portal experienced on Friday February 12 by the chairman of Communications and Media Commission (CMC). Depending on its sources, the ...

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Iraq: Journalist “Aqil al-Ghazali” Detained from Najaf Provincial Council

5 November, 2015

Cairo: 5 November, 2015  Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced Najaf local government's detention of the Iraqi blogger and journalist “Aqil al-Ghazali” on the 3rd of November; over an accusation of defaming officials through posting documents on ...

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N.R.T TV Reporter in Kirkuk Injured

1 October, 2015

  Cairo: 1 October, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has expressed regret over the injury of N.R.T TV’s reporter “Ala Hoshyar” during his coverage of Peshmerga military operations in Kirkuk yesterday, September 30. An IED has gone off at ...

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Iraq: ANHRI Condemns Execution of Al Rasheed FM Director in Mosul

14 September, 2015

Cairo: 14 September, 2015   The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, denounced the execution of Yehia Abdel-Hamid, Al Rasheed FM Director, in Mosul, which became under the control of ISIS in June 2014, by some gunmen belong to ...

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