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06/05/2015
Europe, LATVIA
Doha Centre for Media Freedom attends events in Latvia to celebrate World Press Freedom Day.
02/05/2015
MENA, QATAR
DCMF's Executive Committee Member and Acting Director General addressed the delegates at UNESCO's World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Latvia.
30/04/2015
MENA, QATAR
In line with its mission, DCMF is committed to fighting impunity and creating a safer working environment for journalists
30/04/2015
MENA, QATAR
DCMF's latest report focuses on the issue of impunity and the deadly impact it continues to pose on journalists and media workers
26/04/2015
MENA, QATAR
Doha Centre for Media Freedom will be attending events in Latvia to celebrate World Press Freedom Day
15/02/2015
MENA, QATAR
The centre's executive committee has been restructured with a new acting director general having been appointed
01/02/2015
MENA, SYRIA
The latest video from the ISIL extremist group shows Japanese journalist Kenji Goto being beheaded by his captors
25/01/2015
MENA, QATAR
DCMF calls on media organisations to maintain objectivity and professionalism in their work and avoid publishing provocative material
07/01/2015
Europe, FRANCE
Three gunmen attacked the premises of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine, leaving 12 dead, including eight journalists, according to reports
09/12/2014
MENA, YEMEN
Luke Somers, 33, was killed during rescue operation by US and Yemeni forces in the southern Shabwa province.

Headlines

21/05/2015
MENA, QATAR
Statement indicates that the journalists were detained ahead of an official press tour for breaking the law and trespassing
20/05/2015
Americas, BRAZIL
Evany Jose Metzker's decapitated body showed signs of torture in the "attack on press freedom and the right to inform."
19/05/2015
MENA, IRAN
Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief will appear in court alongside his wife and another suspect on May 26
14/05/2015
MENA, SYRIA
Freelance journalist Austin Tice has been missing for over 1,000 days following his abduction near Damascus in 2012
13/05/2015
MENA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The conference held several panel discussions on new media, reporting in the Arab world and the future of journalism.
12/05/2015
S and C Asia, BANGLADESH
The widespread culture of impunity endangers journalists and bloggers in Bangladesh
11/05/2015
MENA, IRAQ
Iraq continues to be one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists
10/05/2015
Africa, KENYA
UNESCO has called on Kenyan authorities to investigate veteran journalist's murder and to punish those responsible
10/05/2015
, PAKISTAN
Al Jazeera journalist Ahmad Muaffaq Zaidan was suspected by the US authorities of being a terrorist
07/05/2015
Americas, MEXICO
Mexico is considered one of the most dangerous country in the world for journalists

Features

19/05/2015
S and C Asia, BANGLADESH
The recent string of killings indicate an unhealthy environment for free speech thinkers in Bangladesh
17/05/2015
Africa, BURUNDI
Burundi is facing a media blackout after several radio stations have been shut down and journalists are in hiding out of fear of being killed.
12/05/2015
MENA, QATAR
US foreign policy expert, Gawdat Bahgat told DCMF that Arab media need to stand up and make their voices heard among the general public in the West
10/05/2015
S and C Asia, INDIA
Balaknama is a unique newspaper which is managed by slum kids and focuses on issues affecting children living on the streets of India
03/05/2015
S and C Asia, NEPAL
An AFP journalist shares his experience on covering the quake's aftermath in Kathmandu.
28/04/2015
S and C Asia, INDIA
Addressing culturally sensitive topics through cartoons in India has brought attention - some of it unwanted - to Kanika Mishra and her work
25/04/2015
Africa, ETHIOPIA
Despite the economic development the country has experienced in recent years, freedom of expression and media freedom in continue to be highly restricted in Ethiopia
19/04/2015
MENA, TUNISIA
Yassine Ayari was prosecuted for accusing officers and Defence Ministry officials of financial abuse.
19/04/2015
Europe, NORWAY
Raymond Lidal, 28, was accused of spying and of illegally working as a journalist after entering the country on a tourist visa.
19/04/2015
Europe, NETHERLANDS
Karma Khayat and her TV station are accused of revealing details about key protected witnesses.

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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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