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Himam denounces UN-SG ESCWA decision and praises Rima Khalaf

Amman- March 18th – The civil society coordinating coalition HIMAM expresses its sorrow and condemnation to the decision of the UN Secretary General to withdraw the report issued by the UN Economic and Social Committee of West Asia (ESCWA) and is following with anxiety the...
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“Himam” calls for a fact finding committee to identify problems and lessons learned from confronting terror

The Coordinating Committee for Civil Society “Himam” denounces the terror acts that targeted the city of Karak. Condolences are expressed to the families of the victims of the security forces and civilians.  In a statement issued today December 21st in Amman,  “Himam” noted how...
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“Journey Towards Freedom” A Documentary Telling the Story of CDFJ’s Journey Over 18 Years

Center for Defending the Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ): We documented 12,597 violations against journalists in the Arab World over the past 4 years, in which 236 journalists were killed. CDFJ has established 3 legal aid units for journalists in Jordan, Egypt and Morocco. CDFJ...
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Internship Programme 2017

CDFJ is currently accepting applications for its international internship program 2017. Given CDFJ’s broad scope, the internship is open to all students interested in journalism and media, political science, international relations, human rights, law and legal studies,...
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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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CDFJ Shadow Report corresponding to Jordanian Periodic Report presented to the Commission Against Torture

The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists presents “shadow report” alongside the Jordanian government’s report to the Committee against Torture in Geneva Report includes discussion of the attacks against journalists in al-Nakheel Square in 2011 The Center...
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CDFJ Presents Shadow Report to Committee against Torture in Geneva

Report includes discussion of the attacks against journalists in al-Nakheel Square in 2011 The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) is participating in the 56th session of the Committee against Torture discussion regarding Jordan. CDFJ has presented a “shadow...
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“SANAD” issues its semi annual Media Freedom Status report in the Arab World 2015

Thirty-two media personnel killed, thirty-three others injured  “ISIS and “Houthi” groups deemed most dangerous media freedom abusers in Arab world during first half of 2015 – Sanad to read the report in Arabic – A total of 1,462 violations against 550...
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The monthly report on media freedom in the Arab World

“SANAD network”: 7 journalists and reports were executed in Iraq, Yemen and Syria. And the numbers of violations against media in Egypt are climbing.   June, 6, 2015 – According to the May, 2015 monthly observation report issued by SANAD the Media Freedom...
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