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Al-Hakim calls for media freedom, protecting activists

Wisdom Movement leader Ammar al-Hakim called on the government and parliament to preserve media freedom and protect activists and bloggers from assassination, pressure, and prosecution.

Hakim said through his official account on Twitter: "the media and freedom of expression is the tool of any democratic system receives the other opinion with the same spaciousness that receives opinion."

He went on saying: "by these wings -media and freedom of expression,- democracy flies in the space of freedom to find those who discover its negative performance and evaluate its positives."