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Iraq : Another Iraqi journalist killed, third since start of protests

first_img December 28, 2020 Find out more December 10, 2019 Iraq : Another Iraqi journalist killed, third since start of protests Help by sharing this information RSF_en News to go further He was the secondjournalist to be abducted in recent weeks. The first was MuhammadAl-Shamari, a member of the Iraqi Observatory for Press Freedoms,who was kidnapped on 17 November and was released the next day. The first journalist tobe killed was Hisham Fares Al-Aadhami, a freelancephotographer who was fatally shot in the chest by an irregularmilitia member while covering the protests in Al-KhilaniSquare on 4 October Middle East – North Africa Iraq Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Violence “Rarely have Iraqijournalists been so exposed to danger and so vulnerable,” saidSabrina Bennoui, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “It isunacceptable that reporters in the field should be killed simply forhaving a camera or video camera. The Iraqi authorities mustthoroughly investigate these clearly deliberate murders in order toidentify those responsible.” News Iraq is ranked 156thout of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. The other fatal victimwas Amjed Al-Dahamat, a writer and citizen-journalist who,according to the information obtained by RSF, was shot byunidentified gunmen near his home inthe southeastern province of Maysan on 7 November. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed by the growing dangers for journalists in Iraq, where the latest fatal victim was Ahmad Muhanna, a photographer who was shot in the back by unidentified gunmen while covering protests in Baghdad’s Al-Khilani Square on 6 December. RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” Middle East – North Africa Iraq Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Violence Receive email alerts Follow the news on Iraq Muhanna was the thirdjournalist to be murdered since a major wave of anti-governmentprotests began in Iraq on 1 October. His death triggered an outcry on social networks. On the same day thatMuhanna was murdered, another freelance photographer, ZaidAl-Khafaji, was kidnapped from his home on his return fromcovering the protests in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square. CCTV camerafootage show men entering his home prior to his disappearance. February 15, 2021 Find out more News Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” December 16, 2020 Find out more Organisation News Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistanlast_img read more

Winkworth about to pass 100-branch milestone

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Winkworth about to pass 100-branch milestone previous nextAgencies & PeopleWinkworth about to pass 100-branch milestoneHelped by several key senior appointments this year including leading industry figure Michael Stoop, the agency added seven branches to its total during 2017.Nigel Lewis5th January 201801,222 Views Winkworth says its branch network is about to go past the 100-mark when it opens three new offices during the opening months of this year.This is on top of seven new branches opened last year including colds starts in Cheltenham (pictured, right), Sunningdale and Surbiton in London, three existing agencies converting to the Winkworth brand in Kingsbury (in London) and Dartmouth and Torbay in Devon plus an extra branch for an existing franchisee in Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire.The company also says it has seen an unusually busy period of new enquiries coming in about franchising opportunities – up by 26% year-on-year during 2017.Winkworth’s current expansive activity is down to, in part, the re-hiring of former franchisee Michael Stoop in July who, after 25 years spent away from the firm working for several franchising giants including Martin & Co, is now working for Winkworth as a consultant.“Following the success of last year, we’re putting more emphasis on our expansion over the course of 2018 to ensure we have a strong network of offices supported by some of the most skilled people in the industry,” says Winkworth CEO Dominic Agace (pictured, left).“We’re always on the lookout for experienced property professionals who want to take the next step in their career and open their own estate agency office, or those with an already successful estate agency looking to futureproof their business.“As a franchise we offer the best of both worlds, giving the independence you need to run your own estate agency, while providing the support and guidance for your office to be the best it can.”Anyone interested in a Winkworth franchise should email: [email protected] also won Gold in the Website of the Year category during last year’s Negotiator Awards for its recently-revamped company site.sunningdale Michael Stoop surbiton kinsbury Cheltenham dartmouth Dominic Agace torbay winkworth January 5, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more