Hassan al-Shanoun

Karar Nushi, a male model and student at the Institute of Fine Art in central Baghdad who was murdered in early July, is seen in a picture uploaded on July 7, 2017.  (photo by Facebook/derechos)

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Appearances get people killed in Iraq

Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

Several Iraqis have been killed or received death threats recently because they are gay, "look gay" or in some way don't meet extremists' religious mandates.

New political alliance unites Iraqi religious and secular parties

Sunday, Jul. 2, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

In a sudden development, the Sadrist movement led by Muqtada al-Sadr and the National Coalition led by Ayad Allawi announced the formation of a political alliance in the upcoming elections.

Iraq fears famed marshes could be pulled from World Heritage List

Sunday, May. 28, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

Amid serious concern about the violations against Iraq’s marshes, it is possible the marshes will be removed from the World Heritage List.

Shiite militias prepare for education 'revolution' in Iraq

Monday, Apr. 17, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

Shiite militias within Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are attempting to establish separate PMU universities, which some see as an attempt to bring Iranian influence to Iraq.

Who is involved in killing of Baghdad demonstrators?

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

The political crisis has escalated significantly in Iraq after security forces grew violent against protesters.

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Hassan al-Shanoun is an Iraqi journalist working for a number of local media outlets. He obtained his bachelor’s degree at the College of Mass Media at Baghdad University.

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