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09/12/2014
MENA, YEMEN
Luke Somers, 33, was killed during rescue operation by US and Yemeni forces in the southern Shabwa province.
20/11/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF will present a working paper on developing a model for a MIL education in the Arab world at an upcoming conference in Cairo
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

Headlines

16/12/2014
, FRANCE
In their latest report, Reporters Without Borders have highlighted the abuses against journalists around the world.
13/12/2014
Americas, MEXICO
DCMF signed the MoU with TV UNAM at the closing of the first MIL forum for Latin American and Caribbean countries
04/12/2014
MENA, IRAN
Washington Post's bureau chief in Tehran, Jason Rezaian, has had his detention extended for up to 60 days
01/12/2014
MENA, QATAR
A research survey conducted by ictQatar has highlighted concerns over the spread of misinformation online and the need to promote MIL education
23/11/2014
MENA, LIBYA
A Libyan newspaper editor's lawyer explained that he was sentenced to five years in absentia for defamation on insulting the judiciary
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

Features

11/12/2014
MENA, SYRIA
The Media Network says its Arabic correspondent in Syria Mahran Al Deeri was killed, while covering battles in the city of Al Sheikh Maskin.
11/12/2014
Americas, MEXICO
A team from DCMF shared the centre's experience of MIL in the Arab world, highlighting MIL education's importance for defending media freedom
07/12/2014
MENA, YEMEN
Luke Somers, who had been detained by al-Qaida fighters, was killed in failed rescue bid ordered by US President Barack Obama.
01/12/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF hopes that its new office will bring together media professionals, students and organisations to discuss important issues facing journalists
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

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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