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10 Dec 2013

UNAMI - UN Envoy voices grave concern over the killing of journalists in Iraq

  • Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Baghdad, 10 December 2013 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, voiced grave concern over the recent spate of assassination of journalists in several parts of the country, including in Sulaymaniya and Mosul, while performing their duties.

“I urge the authorities to take all necessary measures to investigate and prevent these crimes and to ensure that journalists can work safely, free from threats of violence, intimidation or arbitrary arrests.”
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