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Media Lens has article saying US army has been threatening Iraqi journalists

'We've also received dozens of reports from local journalists and newspapers saying that they have been the victims of threats after they've written stories containing evidence against the US military and the Iraqi army." (Ibid)
'We've also received dozens of reports from local journalists and newspapers saying that they have been the victims of threats after they've written stories containing evidence against the US military and the Iraqi army." (Ibid)

Samim reports that the IJA has received more than 80 reports of threats against journalists from confirmed insurgents since the war began, and more than 100 from unknown sources. Threats appeared to target those writing about "government behaviour":
"We received 22 reports in January alone, and all of [the threatened journalists] had written about politics during the election period. They want us to be blind to the ongoing violence in the country; to write about agriculture or culture instead of about car bombings or the hundreds who have been displaced." ('Violence and threats hamper freedom of expression,' www.irinnews.org, January 25, 2006)

Samir Muhammad, a journalist working for a local newspaper in Baghdad says:

"Journalists are at continuous risk in Iraq, but if we stop reporting, no one will be responsible for showing the world the disasters here." (Ibid)

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