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JWing
02-04-2013, 02:24 PM
Originally, Iraqís insurgency and civil war made it very difficult for reporters to do their job in the country, but now that situation has changed. Violence has subsided in recent years, but that doesnít mean there havenít been fatalities amongst the press corps recently. More importantly, media outlets are now facing increasing pressure from political parties and the government. These difficulties were documented in Reporters Without Bordersí annual World Press Freedom Index, which was released in January 2013.

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