Iraq- Jurists: Concerns over the continued prosecution and killing of media activists in Iraq
Baghdad – Iraq 22.12.2020
In popular media demonstrations in Baghdad and the rest of the Iraqi governorates, Iraqi human rights activists voiced their outrage about the continued prosecution and killing of activists. They called for improving the living conditions and eliminating the rampant corruption in state departments. Robert Colvile, Spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, stated that during the past ten days only, the Commission has received reliable reports of six separate incidents in Baghdad, Maysan, Karbala, and Diwaniyah, which resulted in the killing of three persons and the injury of six others.