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
Doha Centre for Media Freedom has expressed concerns as the Sudanese government continues crackdown on media amid demonstrations
Raising concerns over the apparent crackdown on members of the media, the centre is calling on the authorities to live up to their commitment to media freedom and release Ahmed Abu Deraa immediately.
Journalists across the world continue to be targeted on a daily basis for the work they carry out
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S and C Asia, INDIA
Founding editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, was taken into police custody over accusations that he sexually assaulted a young female employee
Attacks on journalists are common in the Philippines, especially in the southern Mindanao region due to the presence of active armed groups and insurgents
DCMF welcomes the decision by the UN general assembly to make a resolution to work on the safety of journalists and the issue of impunity
Initially acquitted in November 2012, Kastas Vaxevanis' case has been closed once more following a retrial over the publishing of the infamous "Lagarde list"
Violence in the northern city of Mosul has led to the deaths of four journalists over the past two months
S and C Asia, INDIA
Founding editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal is at the centre of a sexual assault scandal currently making front page news in India
Denied the chance to visit her in prison, DCMF recently met with jailed journalist Reeyot Alemu's family to express support for her cause.
Libel charges against editor Rodney Sieh have been dropped after spending almost 3 months in custody
French police launched an extensive manhunt in Paris on Monday for a lone gunman who critically wounded a newspaper photographer.
DCMF joins hands with other media watchdogs to demand the release of Palestinian journalist Mohamed Jamal Abu Khdeir
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Americas, UNITED STATES
American journalist and activist Barrett Brown has been held in prison for the past 14 months. He is facing charges that add up to 105 years in prison.
Syria remains the most dangerous country in the world for both local and international journalists, who continue to be targeted by both sides of the ongoing conflict
DCMF brought together media experts and female journalists to discuss the challenges facing women in the Qatari media
Two RFI reporters were found dead after being kidnapped outside the home of a MNLA spokesperson
DCMF’s latest report reflects on the challenges facing Gambian journalists after fleeing their country.
Moroccan journalists around the world have expressed solidarity with Ali Anouzla and continue to call for his immediate release
The Egyptian authorities continue to clampdown on the media, and while four Al Jazeera journalists have been released, others remain in detention
Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
The UK government has been widely criticised for its part in events which have severely restricted press freedom, according to media groups and journalists
Working with various media outlets and NGOs has led to Betre Yacob being labelled a terrorist, and like many other journalists in Ethiopia, he fears for his safety as a result of his work.
Response to recent appointments of senior media posts indicate the continuing feud between the government and media groups in Tunisia
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HRW Middle East researcher discusses media freedom in Qatar, highlighting problems with the draft media law and other issues