Video: Media Regulator Muzzles TV Networks

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

In a blow to freedom of the press in Iraq, the country's media regulator has announced it has suspended the licences of ten satellite news networks, including Qatar-based Al Jazeera.

The Communication and Media Commission (CMC) regulator took the action after accusing the networks of inciting violence through their coverage of deadly clashes triggered by a security force raid on a Sunni Muslim protest camp last week:

(Source: Jewish News One)

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