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Press Releases

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.
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

Headlines

25/03/2015
Americas, MEXICO
Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists
24/03/2015
MENA, YEMEN
Journalists and media organisations are being increasingly targeted in Yemen by the Huthi militia
24/03/2015
S and C Asia, INDIA
Indian Supreme court has passed a verdict in favour of free speech by rejecting a controversial law
24/03/2015
MENA, QATAR
The panels at the conference discussed the role international and regional organisations can play to protect and promote freedom of opinion and expression.
19/03/2015
MENA, YEMEN
Unknown gunmen shot dead prominent journalist and activist Abdul Kareem Al-Khaiwani
16/03/2015
MENA, TUNISIA
Under Tunisian law, offending the president is punishable by three years in prison.
15/03/2015
MENA, SYRIA
DCMF has documented the death of 158 reporters, citizen journalists and media workers in Syria since 2011.
12/03/2015
Africa, UGANDA
Journalists claim that they have been replaced for exposing corruption, bribery and other anti-government practices
11/03/2015
Americas, GUATEMALA
Two journalists have been shot dead in Guatemala by unknown gunmen.

Features

06/03/2015
MENA, EGYPT
DCMF speaks to Peter Greste's brother about his release from prison in Egypt, and his family's concerns for his colleagues still awaiting release
18/02/2015
Americas, UNITED STATES
Research conduct by the Tow Center argues media organisations are exacerbating the spread of misinformation and calls for problem to be addressed
16/02/2015
MENA, SYRIA
DCMF spoke to Aygun about his time as an ISIL hostage, the dangers facing journalists in Syria and his recently released book “40 Days in ISIL Captivity.”
08/02/2015
Africa, SUDAN
The polarisied political landscape in South Sudan continues to affect the media and press freedom which remains under threat from the authorities
28/01/2015
MENA, IRAQ
Despite apparent growth in Iraqi Kurdistan, independent media continue to face a number of challenges as they try and carry out their work
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.

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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