The Iraqi Center for Supporting Freedom of Speech provides a defense team to director of satellite channel and refuses to restrict the work of journalists


  03/04/2018 03:42         Statement         15   

The Iraqi Center for Supporting Freedom of Speech deplores the actions taken by government institutions against a number of media institutions and journalists in order to restrict their work through prosecute of lawsuits as a result of the preparation of reports highlighting the shortcomings of those institutions, The most recent of which was the Director of the Department of Planning and monitoring at the Ministry of Agriculture (Suzanne Mohammed Jawad), against the Al- Furat Satellite Channel, while the Center undertakes to provide a legal defense team for that.

The general director of Al-Furat Satellite Channel (Ahmad Salem Al-Saadi) reported that he had been presented to a lawsuit by the Director General of Planning and monitoring

at the Ministry of Agriculture (Suzanne Mohammad Jawad), because of broadcasting television material that proves its performance in the ministry. Agricultural crops.

At the same time, the Iraqi Center its full confidence in the judiciary and respects its role in realizing the right. The Iraqi Center asks the Minister of Agriculture Falah Hassan Zeidan to direct the manager of Planning and monitoring department (Susan Mohammad Jawad) to withdraw the complaint against the director of Al-Furat Satellite Channel and the newsman Laith al-Jazairi, and the constructive criticism to evaluate performance for the citizen.

The Iraqi Center for Supporting of Freedom of Speech pledges to provide a legal defense team to Al-Furat satellite channel to face this case

 

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