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17/09/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF will engage all stakeholders to discuss the new legislation and enhance understanding to prevent users from breaking the law
08/09/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
Following the deaths of 17 journalists in Gaza, including a DCMF colleague, the centre hosted an event to show solidarity with Gazan media workers
04/09/2014
MENA, QATAR
So far 17 journalists have been killed in Gaza in more than a month-long offensive which has cost the lives of thousands of Palestinian civilians.
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

Headlines

17/09/2014
MENA, QATAR
AJ+ will provide interactive news content for viewers who tend to avoid traditional media and prefer to use smartphones to receive their news
15/09/2014
Americas, UNITED STATES
The families of murdered journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff have complained that they were warned against raising ransom money
15/09/2014
Asia-Pacific, FIJI
Military strongman and Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has imposed a total media blackout ahead of elections this week
14/09/2014
MENA, IRAQ
As Islamic State militants continue to target journalists, concerns have been raised over the wellbeing of a number of media workers being held by the group
11/09/2014
Americas, VENEZUELA, BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF
Venezuelan press is experiencing a proliferation of national media as the government is set to launch two new newspapers.
11/09/2014
Europe, TURKEY
Just days after a major UN conference on internet governance concluded, Turkey announced its plans to increase internet surveillance.
11/09/2014
MENA, SYRIA
So far 152 journalists have been killed in Syria since the uprising began in March 2011.
10/09/2014
S and C Asia, PAKISTAN
Journalists in Pakistan continue to face difficult conditions as a result of ongoing political unrest and conflicting interests
10/09/2014
Africa, SUDAN
Fears over media freedom in South Sudan continue to mount as a journalist has been held without charge for two weeks and a tough media law has been passed
07/09/2014
Africa, BOTSWANA
The Media Institute of Southern Africa expressed serious concerns over media freedom in the region at its recent annual general meeting

Features

18/09/2014
MENA, MOROCCO
NGOs have called for court proceedings against Ali Anouzla, who is charged with inciting and spreading terrorism, to be dropped immediately
16/09/2014
MENA, QATAR
A new cybercrime law, containing some 54 articles, has been ratified by the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
09/09/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
Security issues remain paramount for freelancers covering stories in Gaza, who are finding new ways to address challenges and lack of resources
31/08/2014
MENA, QATAR
As part of DCMF's mission to promote MIL education in the Arab world, the centre is hosting educators from across the region for a train the trainers workshop
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
24/08/2014
Africa, SUDAN
The youngest nation in the world continues to struggle to establish media freedom as journalists face numerous challenges working in a dangerous field
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.

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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