FF Foundation Launches Training Course on Newspapers Layout for staff of Faculty ...

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development started today a training course in the professional newspapers layout at Sana’a University, which will last for a week and held in collaboration with the International Media Support (I.M.S).This training course is targeting the teaching assistants,…

FF Demands Parliament to Quickly Discuss Media Audiovisual Bill & Condemns Attacks ..

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development demanded the Yemeni Parliament to quickly discuss the media audiovisual bill and also condemned attacks on 6 journalists, in addition to two attacks on media headquarters, where these violation cases occurred in the capital Sana’a and in the provinces of Hodeidah, Hajjah, Al-Ghaydah city in Al-Mahrah. Freedom Foundation has been informed by a…

YEMEN - JOURNALISTES CONSTANTLY HARASSED AND ATTACKED

Reporters Without Borders:Two years after Abd Rab Mansour Hadi became president, the situation of freedom of information in Yemen continues to be very worrying, especially as regards violence against media personnel. With the help of reporting by the Freedom Foundation, a Yemeni NGO,…

FF and SANAD Network Strongly Condemn attack On Al-Arabiya’s Crew ...

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development and SANAD network (Network of defenders of media freedom in the Arab World) have strongly condemned the physical attack, defamation, inciting, media coverage prevention of Al-Arabiya TV crew and confiscating the channel’s camera, today morning by the officers and soldiers…

FF Launches 2013 Media Freedom Report, Press Freedom Award And Documentary Film (Pen ... Bullets)

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development launched the second annual report of the media freedom 2013, the award for press freedom and the documentary film (Pen ... Pullets) in the presence of the Human Rights Minister, Hooriah Mashoor, the ambassador of the European Union in Yemen Bettina Muscheidt and the Resident…

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Advocacy Program

The Program of Advocacy of Freedom Foundation is allocated to provide protection and defense of the rights and media freedoms, freedom of expression and providing legal support for those whose rights may have been violated and in contributing to stop actions against the laws from any party, through quick reporting of it.  Advocacy program is also adopting local and international campaigns to advocate who had been abused from the media, journalists, opinion writers, and press and media institutions, because of their profession or practicing their mission or practicing the freedom of speech and expression.

 Objectives of the Advocacy Program

1-Working hardly to prevent violations against  journalists, media and press institutions.

2- Urging the concerned authorities to work to curb abuses of the rights and freedoms of journalists and prevent it, through legislation or other actions and hold violators accountable.

3- Supporting journalists and media for the exercise of their legitimate, constitutional and legal rights in the media and press freedom and to express their opinions and to defend the rights of the society in access to information and to knowledge.

4- Providing legal and support and consultancy for free to those who suffered harm or trial for doing their professional duty and providing legal protection and any means for keeping them safe.

5- Urging lawyers to take attention for the rights of journalists and their issues.

6- Enable the media and journalists to defend their rights guaranteed by legislation and local and international laws and stop acts that violated it.

Means and mechanisms

1- Providing legal assistance free of charge and hiring lawyers to defend journalists subjected to abuse while performing their duty in the field.

2-Orgnizing local and international advocacy campaigns to stop violations against media professionals, and building and forming public opinion advocate for the rights and freedoms of journalists.

3- Filing complaints and providing communications or data to move the cases of violations against journalists judicially and legally.

4-Orgnizing media campaigns and human rights at the local and international level to urge agencies committed violations to change its policies.

5- Working to provide legal guarantees to improve the rights and media freedoms and freedom of expression to equivalent with the political changes taking place in Yemen.

6-Filing complaints and reporting over all violations against the rights and media freedoms and publishing press releases condemning the attacks and violations against journalists and media professionals.

7-Organizing several of activities to enhance and raising awareness indifferent areas of media men and provide them with the legal conceptsguaranteed by legislation local and international laws.

 

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