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Director of the Media Authority: 76 sites will be blocked in the middle of the month if they do not conform to regulations

The Director of the Media Authority, the lawyer Mohamed Qutishat affirmed that any website that did not follow regulations by 15/2/2019 would be blocked, and that the law would be applied to everyone. Qutishat clarified that a number of websites did not renew their licenses and...
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The Centre for Defending the Freedom of Journalists expresses its concern about the exposure of journalists to assault during the protests

The Centre for Defending the Freedom of Journalists expressed its concern about the exposure of journalists to assault during the protest on Thursday, December 14, 2018. The CDFJ reaffirmed its demand of the ensuring that journalists are safe and independent while they cover...
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The Centre for Defending Freedom of Journalists calls for the release of journalist Nidal Salameh and the replacement of the prison sentence with a fine.

The Centre for Defending Freedom of Journalists expressed its hope for the release of the imprisoned journalist Nidal Salameh, who was arrested following a judicial ruling in a press case, and urged the President of the Judicial Council to agree to substitute the 3 month prison...
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The Centre for Defending Freedom of Journalists welcomes the withdrawal of the draft for the right to access information law and considers it an opportunity for radical amendments.

The Centre for Defending Freedom of Journalists welcomes the decision of Dr Omar al-Razaz’s government to withdraw the project of the amended law guaranteeing the right to access information from the Parliament. The Centre described this step as both positive and brave, and...
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Amman Court of Appeals acquits the Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists and its Executive President

Amman Court of Appeals acquitted CDFJ and its Executive President of the charges against them by the Public Prosecution and decided the revocation of the decision of the First Instance Criminal Court of Amman to imprison colleague Nidal Mansour for one year and a fine of 1000...
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The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ): Our legal position is strong and we never violated the law.

Ever since its official registration in 1998, CDFJ has adhered to law and has never received an official notification to change its status The measure taken by the Company Control Department is part of a wider campaign that targets Civil Society Organizations. There is a...
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The Center for Defending Freedoms of Journalists (CDFJ) appeals to the King to intervene in the Release of Al Najjar

The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists appealed to His Majesty King Abdullah II to intervene to secure the amnesty of journalist Tayseer Al-Najjar after the United Arab Emirates Court of Appeals issued a three-year prison sentence and a fine of 500,000 dirhams, and...
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CDFJ: We oppose ratification of a law on social media and another for hate speech

The Penal Code includes legal articles that cover all crimes, and we are worried that the freedom of expression will be constricted due to the difficulty of devising a disciplined definition of hate crime. Thinking about forcing communications companies to take measures to...
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Launch of “E’raf” Project to Enhance Transparency, Right to Know

Partnership with ministries and public institutions to develop information saving and retrieval systems and to improve procedures for public information presentationOn Monday 10th October 2016, the Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) launched the...
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