Iraq – Murder of two Iraqi journalists (January 12, 2016)


France condemns the murder of Iraqi journalists Saif Talal and Hassan al-Anbaki on January 12 in Diyala Province in Iraq. It extends its condolences to their families and colleagues.

We urge the Iraqi authorities to shed full light on these murders and to bring the perpetrators to justice.

France reaffirms its attachment to the freedom of expression, the freedom of the press and the protection of journalists, who must be able to carry out their work in complete safety all over the world.