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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.
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.

Headlines

28/01/2015
MENA, SYRIA
DCMF condemns the kidnapping of freelance journalist Kenji Goto and urges his immediate release.
28/01/2015
Africa, SUDAN
According to local news reports, four journalists were killed in an area bordering the Darfur region
26/01/2015
MENA, IRAQ
Fresh violence in north of the Iraqi capital resulted in the killing of two journalists and injuring two others.
26/01/2015
MENA, YEMEN
Three Yemeni journalists were detained for questioning while they were covering a protest in Sanaa.
22/01/2015
Africa, ETHIOPIA
Human Rights Watch latest report highlights the long-standing issues concerning media freedom and journalists' rights abuse in this African nation
22/01/2015
S and C Asia, BANGLADESH
A Bangladeshi editor has been charged for hurting religious sentiments by publishing a cartoon and article offensive to Muslims.
21/01/2015
MENA, TUNISIA
Popular blogger Yassine Ayari has been sentenced to a year in prison for criticizing army officials of financial abuse.
20/01/2015
Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
British newspapers are demanding for better laws to protect them from increased surveillance by government agencies
19/01/2015
S and C Asia, PAKISTAN
Anti-Charlie Hebdo protests have been staged in different parts of the country.
15/01/2015
MENA, IRAN
The charges against the Washington Post journalist are still not clear despite him being held in prison for six months.

Features

26/01/2015
Europe, FRANCE
Arab cartoonists speak out on Charlie Hebdo and its latest edition featuring Prophet Muhammad.
13/01/2015
MENA, LEBANON
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
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

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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