Tuesday 03.11.2015 2:29
Baghdad / Baghdad news
called on all of UNESCO and the Human Rights Commission and the journalists' union Iraqi government to take the necessary measures to protect journalists in Iraq measures, pointing out that the number of attacks against journalists, "a large and unacceptable," accompanied by constant punishment impunity, while expected to formulate a set "concrete commitments" to curb these crimes. The representative of UNESCO in Iraq Axel Plath, a member of the Board of Commissioners in the fruit Alhatri Human Rights Commission and the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate pro-Lami in a joint statement on the occasion of the World Day to end impunity regarding crimes against journalists, "The total impunity for the perpetrators of crimes against journalists goes against everything we stand for, where we seek to achieve a safe environment for journalists and we have common values and goals in common. "He added that" the safety of journalists in the Iraq situation is still dramatic with a large number and unacceptable attacks also subject accompanied by escape from the constant punishment. " , calling on the government to "take the necessary measures to protect journalists in Iraq measures." He explained, that "more than 100 cases of murder of journalists a comprehensive and productive achieve operations have not been in," noting that "the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate negotiated with the Supreme Judicial Council and Ministry of Interior to re-investigate cases the killing of journalists. "UNESCO plans and the Commission of human rights in Iraq and the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate celebration across in dialogue with the title" strengthening the investigation of crimes against journalists in Iraq, "the procedures that will be held in 12 of the current month. The expected UNESCO" to formulate a set of concrete commitments more effective plan to reduce crimes against journalists, "adding that this" event will provide an opportunity for the association to defend the rights of Iraqi journalists to provide a comprehensive analysis of the development of the safety of the Iraqi Journalists, a project begun a few months ago using safety indicators journalists approved by UNESCO. "
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