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IWPR Iraq senior media adviser Hiwa Osman discusses the growing influence of citizen journalists in Iraq at the IWPR/IREX conference Media Law in Iraq and the Region: Rapid Changes/New Challenges, held March 4-5 in Erbil. Osman used a photo of a young man who recorded crackdowns on demonstrators in Sulaimaniyah to argue that all citizens - not just journalists - require the same protection and rights to information under the law. (Photo: Hazim al-Sharaa/IWPR)
11 Mar 11
IWPR/IREX conference in Erbil underlines importance of open access to information.
IWPR Iraq senior media adviser Hiwa Osman discusses the growing influence of citizen journalists in Iraq at the IWPR/IREX conference Media Law in Iraq and the Region: Rapid Changes/New Challenges, held March 4-5 in Erbil. Osman used a photo of a young man who recorded crackdowns on demonstrators in Sulaimaniyah to argue that all citizens - not just journalists - require the same protection and rights to information under the law. (Photo: Hazim al-Sharaa/IWPR)
11 Mar 11
IWPR/IREX conference in Erbil underlines importance of open access to information.
Fallujah residents protest during Iraq's "Day of Rage" on February 25 2011.  (Photo: Uthman al-Mukhtar)
2 Mar 11
Countrywide demonstrations over dismal services have already forced a number of officials to quit.
24 Feb 11
Religious leaders join government in opposing central Baghdad demonstration.
Protests on February 22 in the centre of Sulaimaniyah, which demonstrators have dubbed Freedom Square. (Photo: Ara Ibrahim)
24 Feb 11
Iraqi Kurdistan city seeing growing number of protests, with demonstrators demanding an end to corruption, nepotism and better services.
Hundreds of people demonstrate outside of the Kurdistan Democratic Party offices in Sulaimaniyah on February 17. (Photo: Sartep Osman/Metrography)
18 Feb 11
Casualties rise as disgruntled locals march over poor services, unemployment and corruption.
18 Feb 11
Prize awarded for story revealing thefts of treasures from national museum.
18 Feb 11
Prize awarded for story revealing thefts of treasures from national museum.

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