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Himam denounces UN-SG ESCWA decision and praises Rima Khalaf

Amman- March 18th – The civil society coordinating coalition HIMAM expresses...

Internship Programme 2017

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Annual Reports

Media Violation Observatory

2016 prison census: 259 journalists jailed worldwide

CPJ- Analysis: Turkey’s crackdown leads to record high | Blog: Imprisoned in Panama | Blog: Weighing China cases | Video: Turkey: A Prison For Journalists   Azerbaijan: 5 Nijat Aliyev, Azadxeber MEDIUM: Internet CHARGE: Anti-State, Retaliatory IMPRISONED: May 20, 2012...

Qatar: Independent News Website Blocked

HRW- Qatari authorities have blocked Doha News, the country’s only independent news website, in a move that undermines Qatar’s attempts to present itself as a center for media freedom in the Gulf region, Human Rights Watch said today. Doha News has been publishing news about...

Mission Journal: Gag orders make Jordan’s journalists skeptical of reform

By Sherif Mansour/CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Election posters on a street in Amman. CPJ visited Jordan to review the press freedom situation ahead of the September 20 vote. (CPJ/Sherif Mansour) Sitting uncomfortably in her chair because of a soccer...

State of Media Freedoms in the Arab World: Initial Report for 2015

SANAD’s Statistics: 58 journalists were killed, including 30 by DA’ESH   Journalists Faced 3.863 Violations in the Arab World in 2015     70% of journalists intentionally killed were shot to death by DA’ESH in public.  69 journalists were kidnapped,...

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