The agreement is aimed at strengthening advocacy and capacity building efforts in the Arab region
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
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Americas, UNITED STATES
The global impunity index highlights the countries in which journalists' killers are "getting away with murder."
The fifth trial hearing of Al Jazeera journalists charged with spreading false news and supporting a terrorist organisation has been adjourned until April 22
S and C Asia, PAKISTAN
Despite past efforts to improve the situation, Pakistan remains one of the world's deadliest nations for journalists, and the threat of impunity looms large
The Philippines remains one of the most deadly countries in the world for journalists, who continue to be killed while impunity reigns
DCMF has joined calls for the immediate release of four Al Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt who have now been in prison for 100 days
A German photographer was shot dead and her colleague was seriously wounded when a police officer opened fire on their car in Kabul
A Turkish court ruled against the Twitter ban and regarded it as a "breach of free speech."
Somalia remains one of the most dangerous country in the world for journalists and media workers.
The trial of 8 journalists detained in Egypt continues to gain widespread attention and condemnation from across the globe
S and C Asia, PAKISTAN
Pakistan is one of the world's most dangerous country for journalists.
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Journalists and protesters have been harassed, while foreign outlets have been prevented from covering the run-up to the Algerian presidential election
In line with journalists' increased need for cyber security, DCMF recently brought together media from across the region for a training workshop
Three journalists from Hezbollah's Al Manar television channel were killed while covering fighting between the Syrian army and rebel groups
MENA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Osama Al-Najjar was arrested after he tweeted about the UAE94 case, a sensitive case under which his father has been imprisoned
Turkey has come under focus once again for tightening its control of the Internet and clamping down on press freedom.
Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
Newspaper editors and publishers continue to oppose a royal charter on self-regulation, supported by a wide range of prominent figures from the public sphere
The fight for control of information has intensified in recent weeks ahead of last week's referendum over the region's future
Mexico continues to remain one of the most dangerous countries for media workers with a record number of unsolved killings.
Media experts, groups and journalists have expressed deep concerns at the worsening media freedom situation in Crimea as tensions continue to escalate
Citizen journalists are increasingly being targeted by both sides of the conflict in Syria who continue to risk their lives in their quest to shed light on the situation on the ground
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HRW Middle East researcher discusses media freedom in Qatar, highlighting problems with the draft media law and other issues