DCMF recently co-organised a three-day MIL workshop in Morocco as part of its efforts to promote the subject in the Arab world
DCMF staff recently bid farewell to their director who was relieved of his duties on November 26.
Through its cartoon exhibition, side event on women's safety in the Arab world and team of Junior Reporters, DCMF played an important role at the recent Global Forum on Media and Gender
Syrian media organisations and NGOs have joined hands to launch a petition for ending the abuses and crimes against Syrian journalists.
Jan Keulen who was appointed as a director of DCMF in March 2011 was relieved of his duties on November 26.
Somalia remains a particularly dangerous country for journalists, and DCMF has written to the President to express concerns over his actions regarding a popular independent network
DCMF will be participating at various levels at the upcoming Global Forum on Media and Gender in Bangkok.
DCMF has organised six training workshops for Syrian journalists to be held in Turkey and Jordan over the next two months.
A team from DCMF is participating in the African Media Leaders Forum this week, where they will meet with experts to discuss media freedom and journalists' safety across the continent
DCMF has written a letter to the Sudanese president urging him to stop targeting local media and respect media freedom in the country
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The trial of 20 journalists in Egypt has highlighted concerns over media freedom under the current military-backed government
Deep concerns have been raised over the dangers facing journalists in the Crimean peninsula as the ongoing political crisis between Ukraine and Russia worsens
The two-year sentence, handed down for "insulting the president" in an unpublished cartoon, raises serious concerns for media freedom in Algeria.
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Vietnamese blogger and journalist Truong Duy Nhat's sentence is the latest attack on bloggers and critical voices in Vietnam
Geolino Lopes Xavier is the fourth journalist to be killed in Brazil so far this year, and the third to be shot in the past fortnight
News of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fourth term has led to demonstrations at which a number of journalists have been detained
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Kevin Lau is recovering following the horrific attack, which left him fighting for his life
The death of a television news cameraman highlights the dangers faced by journalists working in the country.
The trials of 20 journalists, including 9 from Al Jazeera, have been adjourned until the beginning of March, despite the network's protestations of innocence
Akram Al-Bunni, a prominent and vocal critic of the Assad family's rule, was arrested and released after two days of questioning
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The political row taking place in the Gulf region has led to governments ordering their citizens not to work with Qatari media
The event brought together experts from the Gulf region to discuss the issues facing female journalists and the best way to empower women
Turkey's new internet legislation has been criticised as a fresh assault by the government on freedom of expression, access to information and investigative journalism.
A new constitution which has been lauded by international heads of state is expected to open the door to more media freedom in Tunisia
Our latest special report, Syrian Refugee Reporters, looks at the ongoing situation facing Syrian journalists who are now living in exile in neighbouring countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan.
Academics and media officials attended the opening of the two-day conference on how best to support Arab media in the future
With increased production and publishing costs, newspapers have been forced to raise their prices, leading to a major downturn in circulation figures
Journalists attempting to cover the ongoing tensions in Bahrain continue to face persecution by the authorities, with many claiming they have been beaten, tortured and held on false charges
With the spike in bloodshed and the constant war between the Al-Qaeda militants and the government, it is often the Iraqi journalists who are caught in the cross-fire.
DCMF has focused on monitoring violations against members of the media in the Middle East and North Africa over the past year.
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HRW Middle East researcher discusses media freedom in Qatar, highlighting problems with the draft media law and other issues