Rights vows to provide lawyers to sue the head of the media network and the fight against the media is an attempt to silence the mouths

  29/07/2018 03:51         Statement         78   

The Iraqi Center for Supporting Freedom of Speech (Rights) condemns the repeated arbitrary decisions of the Iraqi Media Network against the employees of the media organizations because of participating in protest demonstrations or publishing views critical of the government reality on their pages on Facebook, the latest of which happened with the economic news broadcaster Hanan Mahdi, who was removed from her work because of her participation in the demonstrations in Baghdad.
At the same time, the Iraqi Center (Rights) promises to fight the media in an attempt to silence their mouths and is contrary to the law and the Constitution, it expresses concern about the start of government institutions to move from dealing with the democratic system to the beginning of a new dictatorship.
The Iraqi Center (Rights) calls, the Prime Minister Dr. Haidar al-Abadi, and Mr. President of the Iraqi Media Network Mr. Mujahid Abu al-Hill, providing space for media professionals working in the Iraqi media to exercise their democratic right Through free expression of opinion and freedom of constitutionally guaranteed criticism, and not to use the "if not with me, you are against me".
The Iraqi Center rights) promises to provide a team of lawyers for the economic news broadcaster Hanan Mahdi where she works in Iraqi satellite channel(imn) to sue the head of the Iraqi media network before the judicial courts against the backdrop of the arbitrary decisions issued in support of the demonstrations.
The broadcaster informed the Iraqi Center that the head of the Iraqi media network(imn), Mujahid Abu al-Hill, told her verbally that she would leave her job,” and she confirmed that the head of broadcasters Department contacted her and transferred channel management guidance to prevent them from appearing on the screen in addition to the exclusion from work.


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