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Iraqi Environmentalist Jassim Al-Asadi Freed from Kidnappers

HeadlineFeb 21, 2023

In Iraq, prominent environmentalist Jassim Al-Asadi was released last week, two weeks after he was kidnapped near Baghdad. The motivation for his abduction remains unclear. The noted activist is head of the group Nature Iraq, which fights for the protection of the country’s southern wetlands as they face increasing challenges due to the climate crisis.

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