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09/11/2014
Europe, FRANCE
DCMF joined 22 other press freedom and media development organisations to reaffirm their commitment to implementing the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity
05/11/2014
MENA, QATAR
Based upon deliberations during the "Towards Ending Impunity" forum in Doha, DCMF has developed an action plan for tackling the deadly issue of impunity
26/10/2014
MENA, QATAR
Ahead of International Day to End Impunity, DCMF repeats calls for action to promote justice and for immediate release of Al Jazeera journalists
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.

Headlines

19/11/2014
Africa, SOMALIA
Somalia remains one of the most dangerous countries in the world for members of the media who continue to be targeted with impunity
17/11/2014
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Editor-in-chief of the Echo of Moscow radio station is worried over his future after refusing to follow orders
17/11/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
DCMF will work with the Gaza Centre for Media Freedom to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Abdullah Mortaja
11/11/2014
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
CNN has announced it will cease broadcasting in Russia following heightened tension between the authorities and independent media
09/11/2014
MENA, EGYPT
Mohamed Fahmy, currently serving a seven-year sentence, requires treatment for a broken shoulder and Hepatitis C
07/11/2014
Europe, FRANCE
DCMF participated in the 3rd UN Inter-Agency meeting on the Action Plan for the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity
03/11/2014
MENA, IRAN
The US government has joined calls for the Iranian authorities to release Jason Rezaian after 100 days of detention
30/10/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF will bring together media and legal experts to discuss fighting the global threat of impunity on November 2
29/10/2014
Africa, ETHIOPIA
The Ethiopian authorities continue to silence critical voices by jailing journalists under anti-terror laws, with Temesghen Desalegn becoming the latest victim
28/10/2014
Europe,
Klan Kosovo television journalist, Milot Hasimja was stabbed three times in the neck by the angry subject of a story

Features

03/11/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF hosted a forum to mark the inaugural International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, bringing together experts in Qatar
22/10/2014
Africa, LIBERIA
news organisations are finding that journalists are more willing to cover war zones rather than confront the invisible enemy, Ebola
22/10/2014
MENA, EGYPT
DCMF spoke to Mike Greste about the latest in his brother's case, and the family's state of mind ahead of the Al Jazeera appeal scheduled for January 1
20/10/2014
MENA, TURKEY
Serena Shim was covering events on the Turkey-Syria border when she died in a reported car accident
19/10/2014
MENA, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
Bokar decided that he wanted to photograph the suffering of people in Gaza to share the truth of events on the ground with the outside world
14/10/2014
Africa, ERITREA
With independent media currently outlawed and journalists languishing behind bars for years, the struggle for media freedom in Eritrea remains as challenging as ever
13/10/2014
MENA, SYRIA
The Islamic State group's actions have rendered coverage of events in the conflict areas of Iraq and Syria almost impossible according to reporters
23/09/2014
MENA, YEMEN
Rebels in Yemen have targeted two television stations in the past week as violence continues to rage
22/09/2014
MENA, BAHRAIN
Bahraini authorities have been accused of cracking down on the media by handing down lengthy prison sentences and silencing journalists
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

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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