Committee
Economic and Social Council 3rd Commission (Human Rights)
Country
Iraq

Author

Melanie Kenny
Ireland

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/9954

Delegation: Republic of Iraq Forum: ECOSOC Committee 3 Delegate: Melanie Kenny

Issue: Protection of Journalists

The Republic of Iraq is a parliamentary democracy, meaning the political party with the greatest representation in its parliament forms the government with its leader becoming prime minister or chancellor. Although Iraq's constitution protects freedom of speech and expression, freedom of the press in particular is restricted, demanding that media avoid ma...