Iraqi Journalists Syndicate announced a pro-Lami, Sunday, that the union will be official letters to the Iraqi government and the central bank and the banks to grant soft loans newspapers, while he warned that dozens of newspapers threatened with closure.
Al-Lami said during a speech at the ceremony organized by the union on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day and attended / information /, said that "dozens of daily newspapers are threatened, today, with closure because of the current financial crisis experienced by the country," and urged the state institutions that "are Boajptha the support of the press and independent media and in support of democracy. "
He said al-Lami, that "the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate will directs official letters to the prime minister Haider al-Abadi and Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, the Iraqi Central Bank and banks to grant soft loans newspapers."
He said al-Lami, a Vice President of the Federation of Arab Journalists to "Iraqi journalists gave victims than his world in two world wars and the Vietnam War until the preparation of the martyrs journalists reached today more than 400 martyr", calling on the Arab government to the need to "detect the perpetrators and provide a safe environment for journalistic work." .
And celebrated journalists and media professionals in Iraq and the world today (May 3) and the World Press Freedom Day, which was approved by the United Nations in 1991 in order to remind governments of the need to respect its commitment to freedom of the press, also suitable for hopes media professionals in issues of press freedom and professional ethics.
The United Nations has chosen the slogan for the current year, which "called on the press to flourish, better reporting, and gender equality, and the safety of the media in the digital age."
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