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MP urges Interior Min. to investigate killing of Journalist in Daqouq

MP calls on interior minister to investigate killing of Journalist in Daqouq
Iraqi MP and member of the parliamentary human rights committee Ashwaq al-Jaf, called on Interior Minister Qassem al-Araji on Tuesday to personally oversee the investigation into the killing of a journalist in Kirkuk.

"We have entrusted Interior Minister Qassim al-Araji as an advocate for the rights of innocent people, and therefore we demand that he supervise personally the investigation into the heinous crime that led to the death of photographer Arkan Sharif in Daqouq district.

"Why did not we hear condemnation of this criminal act by human rights defenders", she added.

Sharif who used to work at a Kurdish TV channel, is an Iraqi citizen and a journalist who is protected by the Iraqi constitution. Unknown assailants attacked the house of the Journalist  Arkan Sharif and stabbed him to death.
Last Modified: Tuesday، 31 October 2017 08:52 PM
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