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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.
24/07/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF is urging the Israeli authorities to stop attacking journalists deliberately as it violates basic human rights principles.
26/06/2014
MENA, SYRIA
Syrian journalists in Turkey participated in the five-day training workshop on journalists’ safety.
25/06/2014
MENA, QATAR
DCMF strongly opposes the sentences handed down to Al Jazeera journalists and repeats calls for their immediate release

Headlines

23/10/2014
Americas, PARAGUAY
Pablo Medina was shot dead along with his 19-year-old assistant, prompting outrage from journalists in Paraguay, who protested their deadly working conditions
22/10/2014
MENA, EGYPT
The appeal of Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed will take place on January 1, 2015
14/10/2014
MENA, IRAQ
There is confusion as to whether a third journalist has been executed or is still alive following contradictory reports from media in Iraq.
29/09/2014
MENA, LEBANON
Army supporters stormed the Al Jazeera office in Beirut after a journalist tweeted pictures they deemed offensive towards the military
28/09/2014
Europe, SWITZERLAND
The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling on governments to bring those responsible for targeting journalists to justice
28/09/2014
Americas, UNITED STATES
President Obama reportedly raised concerns over the detention of 3 Al Jazeera journalists and other human rights issues in Egypt during first meeting with Al-Sisi
25/09/2014
Asia-Pacific, INDONESIA
Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat will learn whether they face charges in the next week according to their lawyer
24/09/2014
Africa, SOMALIA
Michael Scott Moore has returned to Germany after being kidnapped in January 2012 while researching a book on piracy
24/09/2014
MENA, LIBYA
Journalist and human rights activist was killed with fellow activist as car struck by hail of bullets following death threats
21/09/2014
MENA, SYRIA
British photojournalist, John Cantlie, kidnapped for the second time in November 2012, has appeared in a video promising to reveal the truth about IS

Features

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
16/09/2014
MENA, QATAR
A new cybercrime law, containing some 54 articles, has been ratified by the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani

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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