DCMF calls on media organisations to maintain objectivity and professionalism in their work and avoid publishing provocative material
Three gunmen attacked the premises of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine, leaving 12 dead, including eight journalists, according to reports
Luke Somers, 33, was killed during rescue operation by US and Yemeni forces in the southern Shabwa province.
DCMF will present a working paper on developing a model for a MIL education in the Arab world at an upcoming conference in Cairo
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
Based upon deliberations during the "Towards Ending Impunity" forum in Doha, DCMF has developed an action plan for tackling the deadly issue of impunity
Ahead of International Day to End Impunity, DCMF repeats calls for action to promote justice and for immediate release of Al Jazeera journalists
DCMF will engage all stakeholders to discuss the new legislation and enhance understanding to prevent users from breaking the law
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
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.
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DCMF condemns the kidnapping of freelance journalist Kenji Goto and urges his immediate release.
According to local news reports, four journalists were killed in an area bordering the Darfur region
Fresh violence in north of the Iraqi capital resulted in the killing of two journalists and injuring two others.
Three Yemeni journalists were detained for questioning while they were covering a protest in Sanaa.
Human Rights Watch latest report highlights the long-standing issues concerning media freedom and journalists' rights abuse in this African nation
S and C Asia, BANGLADESH
A Bangladeshi editor has been charged for hurting religious sentiments by publishing a cartoon and article offensive to Muslims.
Popular blogger Yassine Ayari has been sentenced to a year in prison for criticizing army officials of financial abuse.
Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
British newspapers are demanding for better laws to protect them from increased surveillance by government agencies
S and C Asia, PAKISTAN
Anti-Charlie Hebdo protests have been staged in different parts of the country.
The charges against the Washington Post journalist are still not clear despite him being held in prison for six months.
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Arab cartoonists speak out on Charlie Hebdo and its latest edition featuring Prophet Muhammad.
Generally considered to have a free and unrestricted press, Lebanon's media have to work within a number of constraints based on political and cultural limits
The Media Network says its Arabic correspondent in Syria Mahran Al Deeri was killed while covering battles in the city of Al Sheikh Maskin.
A team from DCMF shared the centre's experience of MIL in the Arab world, highlighting MIL education's importance for defending media freedom
Luke Somers, who had been detained by al-Qaida fighters, was killed in failed rescue bid ordered by US President Barack Obama.
DCMF hopes that its new office will bring together media professionals, students and organisations to discuss important issues facing journalists
DCMF hosted a forum to mark the inaugural International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, bringing together experts in Qatar
news organisations are finding that journalists are more willing to cover war zones rather than confront the invisible enemy, Ebola
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
Serena Shim was covering events on the Turkey-Syria border when she died in a reported car accident
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HRW Middle East researcher discusses media freedom in Qatar, highlighting problems with the draft media law and other issues