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Internship Programme 2017

CDFJ is currently accepting applications for its international internship program...

Launch of “E’raf” Project to Enhance Transparency, Right to Know

Partnership with ministries and public institutions to develop information saving and...

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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