Sources



Information on the conference of Iraqi journalists and media to launch a National Safety Strategy (May 2007) sponsored by the International Federation of Journalists is available in English:

http://www.ifj.org/default.asp?index=4913&Language=EN

 

Other documents and press releases by the International Federation of Journalists are available in English:

http://www.ifj.org/default.asp?issue=mainresult&text=Iraq&Language=EN&sort=date

 

Documents by Institute for War and Peace Reporting are available in Arabic, English, and Kurdish:

http://iwpr.net/?p=icr&s=p&o=-&apc_state=henh

 

A 2006 report analyzing media regulations in Iraq by Article 19 is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.article19.org/pdfs/analysis/iraq-media-policy.pdf

http://www.article19.org/pdfs/analysis/iraq-constitution-review-arabic-.pdf

 

Other documents and studies by Article 19 are available in English and Arabic:

http://www.article19.org/search-results/index.html?freetext=Iraq

http://www.article19.org/search-results/index.html?issue=All&region=All&keywords=&country=
Iraq&publicationtype=All&language=Arabic&fromyear=1987&toyear=2007&payload=<query>

<term-query+field="country"+value="Iraq"+%2F>

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A 2003 report on a fact finding mission by Arab Press Freedom Watch is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.apfw.org/data/report/english/2004/spe1100.pdf

http://www.apfw.org/indexarabic.asp?fname=report%5Carabic%5C2004%5Cspa1100.htm

 

Other documents, articles and reports by Arab Press Freedom Watch are available in English and Arabic:

http://www.apfw.org/indexenglish.asp?txtSearchText=xxxx or iraq* or baghdad*

http://www.apfw.org/indexarabic.asp?txtSearchText=xxxx or %C8%DB%CF%C7%CF or %C7%E1%DA%D1%C7%DE

 

The 2004 report by Arab Press Freedom Watch “The State of the Arab Media: Freeing the Arab media from state control” is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.apfw.org/data/annualreports/2004/english/2004annualreport.pdf

 

 

The country page by Committee to Protect Journalists is available in English:

http://www.cpj.org/regions_07/mideast_07/mideast_07.html - iraq

 

Database “Journalists in Danger” with special reports and commentaries by Committee to Protect Journalists is available in English:

http://www.cpj.org/Briefings/Iraq/iraq_reports.html

 

The 2006 annual report by the Committee to Protect Journalists on attacks on the press in Egypt is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/mideast06/iraq06.html

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/lang/attacks2006arb.pdf

 

Other and earlier reports by the Committee to Protect Journalists are available in English:

http://68.164.138.78/search?q=Iraq&site=publicwebsite&client=publicwebsite&
proxystylesheet=publicwebsite&output=xml_no_dtd&btnG=Search+CPJ

 

Documents by the International Freedom of Expression eXchange are available in English and Arabic:

http://www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/222/

http://www.hrinfo.net/ifex/alerts/iraq/

 

A country profile with practical information by the International News Safety Institute is available in English:

http://www.newssafety.com/hotspots/countries/iraqx.htm - Latest Developments

 

CPA Orders on “Iraqi Communications and media commission” and “Iraqi Public Service Broadcasting” by IJnet are available in English:

http://ijnet.org/Director.aspx?P=MediaLaws&ID=218300

http://ijnet.org/Director.aspx?P=MediaLaws&ID=218301

http://ijnet.org/Director.aspx?P=MediaLaws&ID=303242&LID=4

 

The annual World Press Freedom Review by the International Press Institute is available in English:

http://www.freemedia.at/cms/ipi/freedom_detail.html?country=/KW0001/KW0004/KW0093/

 

Other and earlier documents by the International Press Institute are available in English:

http://www.freemedia.at/cms/ipi/search.html?query=Iraq

 

Second report on Internet in the Arab World “Implacable adversaries: Arab Governments and the Internet” by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.openarab.net/en/reports/net2006/iraq.shtml

http://www.openarab.net/reports/net2006/iraq.shtml

 

Documents by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) are available in Arabic:

http://www.hrinfo.net/iraq/

 

The IREX Media Sustainability in the MENA region is available in English, French, and Arabic:

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/MSI05_MENA_IRQ.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/french/MSI_MENA05_IRQ_fr.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/arabic/MSI05_MENA_iraq_ar.pdf

 

Articles in English on the website of Arab Media & Society on Iraq include:

“Riverbend. Baghdad Burning II. New York: Feminist Press: 2006”

http://www.arabmediasociety.org/countries/index.php?c_article=103

“Death by video phone: coverage of Saddam Hussein’s Execution”

http://www.arabmediasociety.org/countries/index.php?c_article=78

“The perfect war: US public diplomacy and International Broadcasting during Desert Shield and Desert Storm, 1990/1991”

http://www.arabmediasociety.org/countries/index.php?c_article=63

 

The annual report by Reporters without Borders is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.rsf.org/country-43.php3?id_mot=616&Valider=OK

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/rapport_ar.pdf

 

A report Slaughter in Iraq documenting violence between 2003-2006 by Reporters Without Borders is available in English:

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/Survey_RSF_Iraq_06.pdf

 

Reporters Without Borders’ special section devoted to the war in Iraq is available in English:

http://www.rsf.org/special_iraq_en.php3

 

The annual World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders is available in English:

http://www.rsf.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=639

 

The Amnesty International Report 2007 is available in English and Arabic:

http://thereport.amnesty.org/eng/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Iraq

http://thereport.amnesty.org/ara/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Iraq

 

Other documents by Amnesty International are available in English and Arabic:

http://web.amnesty.org/library/eng-irq/index

 

The annual Map of Press Freedom by Freedom House is available in English:

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=251&year=2006

 

2007 Annual World Report by Human Rights Watch in English and Arabic:

http://hrw.org/englishwr2k7/docs/2007/01/11/iraq14705.htm

http://hrw.org/arabic/docs/2006/12/31/iraq15113.htm

 

Background on the crisis in Iraq by Human Rights Watch is available in English:

http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/iraq/

 

Documents in English and Arabic by Human Rights Watch:

http://www.hrw.org/doc?t=mideast&c=iraq

 

Documents by International Crisis group in English and Arabic:

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=2436&l=1

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=2436&l=6

 

Statistics on internet use by Internet World Stats:

http://www.internetworldstats.com/middle.htm - iq