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International Day to End Impunity

Date: 2/11/2015 On Occasion of the International Day to End Impunity Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists: 44 media practitioners killed and 40 kidnapped in the Arab world since the beginning of 2015. “ISIS” tops the list of intentional killing of journalists...
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CDFJ Denounces Detainment of Journalist Osama al-Rameini in Salt Prison

The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) has expressed its concern over the detainment of journalist Osama al-Rameini in Salt Prison North of the Jordanian capital of Amman. In a statement to the press criticizing Rameini’s 14 day detainment, the Center stated...
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CDFJ condemns conviction and sentence of Al-Jazeera journalists

The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) on Saturday condemned the three-year prison sentence given to Al-Jazeera journalists, stressing that the center rejects such verdicts that contradict with the media freedoms. A Cairo court on Saturday has sentenced three Al...
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CDFJ welcomes Egypt’s release of Al Jazeera journalists on bail

The Centre for Defending the Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) on Thursday welcomed the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohammad and Mohammed Fahmi on bail. The reporters were imprisoned by the Egyptian authorities for over one year.   In a statement, the centre...
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CDFJ denounces ‘heinous’ assassination of Kasasbeh, warns of terrorists’ hijacking of media platforms

The Centre for Defending the Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) on Wednesday, February 4, denounced the “brutal” killing of Jordanian martyr Captain Muath Kasasbeh at the hands of the Islamic State (Daesh) group.   In a statement, the centre offered its deepest...
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CDFJ welcomes Egypt’s release of Greste, calls for freeing his other two colleagues

The Centre for Defending the Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) on Monday, February 1, welcomed Egypt’s decision to release Al Jazeera reporter Peter Greste. In a statement, the centre underlined that the move is considered a “step forward”, urging the Egyptian...
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CDFJ: Disseminating misleading information on pilot Kasasbeh violates his right to life

The Centre for Defending the Freedoms of Journalists (CDFJ) called on media outlets to be “extremely” cautious when dealing with information or rumors related to Jordanian Captain Muath Kasasbeh, who is held hostage by the Islamic State (Daesh). In a statement made on...
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CDFJ calls for immediate release of Khalidi, Obeidat

The Centre for Defending the Freedoms of Journalists (CDFJ) voiced its “serious” concern over the detention of two journalists for 14 days for publishing an article and news item related to Jordanian Pilot Muath Kasasbeh, who was held hostage by the Islamic State...
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CDFJ condemns Charlie Hebdo attack

The Centre for Defending the Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) denounced the armed attacked on the Paris offices of the weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which resulted in the death of 12 journalists and police officers. In a statement released on Thursday, January 8, the...
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