Car-bomb maims satellite TV station’s public relations chief
Receive email alerts December 16, 2020 Find out more News to go further RSF_en Help by sharing this information Organisation Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan IraqMiddle East – North Africa February 15, 2021 Find out more “This deliberate attack is unacceptable,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We call on the authorities to do everything possible to shed light on the motives for this targeted bombing against a journalist. Those responsible must be brought to justice. We have been reminded yet again of the dangers to which the media are constantly exposed in Iraq.” News “He was rushed to hospital but is still unconscious,” a fellow journalist told Reporters Without Borders. RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” IraqMiddle East – North Africa A total of 3 people were seriously injured when the bomb, attached to the underside of Al-Jabouri’s car, exploded as he set off this morning for work with two neighbours in Micanic, in the south Baghdad suburb of Doura. Al-Jabouri survived the blast, which ripped off both of his legs. Follow the news on Iraq Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” Many journalists have been injured in bombings in the past few weeks. In a press release on 8 April, Reporters Without Borders urged the Iraqi parliament to begin examining a bill for the protection of journalists (http://en.rsf.org/iraq-urgent-need-for-parliament-to-08-04-2010,36963.html). December 28, 2020 Find out more News News April 13, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Car-bomb maims satellite TV station’s public relations chief Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the targeted car-bombing in which journalist Omar Ibrahim Al-Jabouri, the satellite TV station Al-Rasheed’s head of public relations, lost both of his legs today in Baghdad.