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Government poised to adopt far-reaching legislation on online expression.
Death of analyst comes as severe blow to freedom of expression and peaceful coexistence.
Open access social media survey reflects fear and confusion over misinformation.
The crisis has brought a rare degree of cooperation and comradeship.
Social media campaigners raise awareness and encourage resilience in meeting Covid-19 challenge.
15 Oct 15
Eulogy for a friend and colleague delivered at a memorial service in London, October 13, 2015.
15 Oct 15
Article from 2003 by the late Ammar Al Shahbander.
12 Oct 15
He was a dreamer, but with perfect faith that his dreams could come true.
8 Sep 15
Although Armenia has a longstanding Yezidi community, only a handful of refugees have made it out of Iraq so far.
25 Jun 15
The late Ammar Al Shahbander shows off the Baghdad office and talks about its work.
28 May 15
A friend and colleague recalls Ammar Al Shahbander, who died on May 2.
15 May 15
IWPR's executive director describes the respect and affection people had for Ammar Al Shahbander.
14 May 15
After an emotional farewell, colleagues reflect on his contribution in life.
7 May 15
Ammar al-Shahbander gave his life to two causes that are never for the faint of heart – Iraq’s future, and the freedom to think and write.
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