The New York Times publised a nice article on the killing of journalist Zerdesht Osman.
Ayman Oghanna for The New York Times
"Now his death is underscoring the limits of free expression and igniting angry debate about what issues could cost journalists their lives. Many question whether true democracy can take hold in this corner of Iraq that has been spared much of the violence and instability that has plagued the rest of the country over the past seven years, allowing it to be considered a haven for business and investments. "Full text here.