U.S. Consulate General staff met with the Metro Center




U.S. Consulate General staff met with the Metro Center to Defend Journalists‌ Rights and Advocacy to learn about the #Iraqi_Kurdistan_Region media landscape, challenges faced by journalists & media, including online and sexual harassment faced by female #journalists. They also discussed cooperative efforts to promote freedom of expression and professional journalism, including the fight against disinformation. Media freedom is a cornerstone of a transparent and open society and government and the U.S. is committed to working with local and international partners to make sure that journalists and #media outlets are able to work without politically motivated discrimination or fear of intimidation or retaliation. 
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PM:12:14:27/07/2022




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