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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Norwegian Union of Journalists (NJ), in condemning the arrest on 2 February in Baghdad of Samir Obeid. The journalist, who is a dual Norwegian and Iraqi national, was arrested after accusing the Iraqi government of corruption.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Norwegian Union of Journalists (NJ) today called on the Iraqi government to release the Iraqi/Norwegian journalist Samir Obeid (also spelled Abeid) who has been detained for more than three weeks.

57-year-old Samir Abeid, a dual Iraqi and Norwegian national , was arrested by Iraqi security forces on Sunday 22 October at his home in Al Qadisyah neighbourhood of the Iraqi capital city Baghdad and appeared before a court 5 days later. He has remained in detention ever since.