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21/08/2014
MENA, SYRIA
DCMF is calling on international organisations to take a strong stance against such acts of aggression targeting journalists, and to defend human rights and media freedom
14/08/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF urges the United Nations to take action and put an end to targeting of journalists and media outlets in Gaza and West Bank
12/08/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
So far 17 journalists have been killed and 12 media offices have been targeted in the month-long offensive against Gaza.
05/08/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF reiterates its commitment to document the violations committed against journalists and media workers in Gaza.
24/07/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF is urging the Israeli authorities to stop attacking journalists deliberately as it violates basic human rights principles.
26/06/2014
MENA, SYRIA
Syrian journalists in Turkey participated in the five-day training workshop on journalists’ safety.
25/06/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF strongly opposes the sentences handed down to Al Jazeera journalists and repeats calls for their immediate release
19/06/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF signed a memorandum of understanding with Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona to develop journalism and implement MIL education
17/06/2014
MENA, EGYPT
DCMF is pleased that Abdullah Al-Shami has been released, and hopes for the release of his colleagues next week
15/06/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF concluded a four-day training course for its employees focused on monitoring and documenting press freedom violations.

Headlines

27/08/2014
Americas, UNITED STATES
American journalist Peter Theo Curtis' release was secured by the Qatari government a matter of days after the murder of another US journalist in Syria
27/08/2014
Europe, UKRAINE
Yevgenia Korolyova and Maxim Vasilenko were held in detention for two days before being released
25/08/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
In line with its mission, DCMF has been documenting the violations committed against journalists and media workers in Gaza and the West Bank.
24/08/2014
MENA, SYRIA
Steven Sotloff was kidnapped in Syria almost a year ago and is being held by Islamic State militants
21/08/2014
Africa, SUDAN
Bakhita Radio news editor was released after being held in custody by the local authorities for four days.
21/08/2014
MENA, IRAN
Saba Azarpeyk, arrested for producing "propaganda against the regime," has been released on bail after nearly three months in detention.
21/08/2014
S and C Asia, AFGHANISTAN
Afghan government ordered the expulsion of NYT's reporter, barring re-entry due to a story published in the newspaper.
20/08/2014
MENA, SYRIA
DCMF is saddened to hear of the execution of US journalist James Foley, and calls for the immediate release of all journalists currently detained in Syria
19/08/2014
MENA, IRAN
Washington Post's reporter Jason Rezaian, his wife Yeganeh Salehi and a photographer for the US newspaper were arrested on July 22.
19/08/2014
Africa, SUDAN
Government authorities are cracking down on local media by shutting down a radio station and arresting its news editor

Features

26/08/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
The death of Abdullah Mortaja takes the number of Palestinian journalists killed during the recent Israeli offensive in Gaza to 17
26/08/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
During the recent escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, DCMF has documented the deaths of 17 journalists
24/08/2014
MENA, LIBYA
The headquarters of Libyan Al Assema TV were attacked early on Sunday morning according to the channel
21/07/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
Israeli airstrikes continue to kill journalists and target media offices in the Gaza strip.
30/06/2014
Africa, GUINEA
Intimidated by Guinean police forces during the September 2013 legislative elections, journalist Sékou Diallo fled to France.
19/06/2014
MENA,
Ahead of World Refugee Day, DCMF has launched an interactive report on exiled reporters and covering the issues facing refugees
17/06/2014
MENA, QATAR
Journalists can help preserve the world’s natural and cultural treasures. How? By talking about them.
15/06/2014
MENA, EGYPT
Speaking to DCMF from Cairo, Mike Greste discusses his brother's incarceration and the family's hope for his acquittal and release
09/06/2014
MENA, QATAR
Qatar's efforts to promote press freedom make it an ideal location to host IPI's World Congress in 2016, according to the head of the organisation
04/06/2014
Asia-Pacific, CHINA
While general coverage of the Tiananmen Square uprisings is usually restricted, the 25th anniversary of the historic event has brought increased censorship

Multimedia

Wed, 13/02/2013
MENA, QATAR
HRW Middle East researcher discusses media freedom in Qatar, highlighting problems with the draft media law and other issues

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