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Iraq – Murder of a journalist (March 22, 2014)

France condemns the murder of Mohammed Badawi, the bureau chief of Radio Free Iraq, at a security checkpoint in Baghdad. It extends its condolences to his family and his colleagues.

France urges the Iraqi authorities to shed full light on this murder and to bring those responsible to justice.

It reaffirms its attachment to the freedom of the press and to the protection of journalists, who must be allowed to carry out their work safely throughout the world.



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