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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

Prevention of Coverage was Systematic and Widespread

CDFJ Documents 33 Violations Faced by 26 Media Practitioners and Photojournalists when Attempting to Cover the Release of Al-Daqamseh   Prevention from coverage is a blatant violation of the provisions of the constitution and human rights conventions ratified by Jordan.   The...

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...

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