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British Amb. to Iraq denounces assassination of Iraqi channel CEO

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British Ambassador to Iraq Stephen Hickey on Wednesday denounced the assassination of Nizar Dhanoun, CEO of al-Rasheed TV, by unknown gunmen, calling for the respect of the freedom of opinion. 

 

"Freedom of expression is a basic human right, and it is a right that the nation should be proud of," Hickey said on his Twitter account.

 

"These assassinations, kidnappings and intimidation cannot continue, and those responsible must be held accountable."

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