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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Freedom Foundation Holds Symposium on (Intellectual Property Rights of Media) In Collaboration With Culture Ministry

Sana'a ( March 24th 2014):

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development held in collaboration with the culture Ministry and Alzain Intellectual Property Organization a qualitative symposium on the (intellectual property rights of Media), on Monday, at the headquarters of the Culture House in Sana’a, and which considers the first of its kind in Yemen.

 

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Freedom Foundation Launches Training Course on Newspapers Layout for staff of Faculty of Mass Communication at Sana’a University

Sana'a (Saturday, 22/03/2014):

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, teachers and professors in the Faculty of Mass Communication at Sana’a University in order to develop their practical skills in the technical aspects of the various areas of journalism.

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Freedom Foundation Demands Parliament to Quickly Discuss Media Audiovisual Bill & Condemns Attacks on 8 Journalists & Media

Sana'a (Monday, March 17th 2014):

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.
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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, and the Union of Journalists, Reporters Without Borders has registered more than 20 cases of harassment and violence against journalists, not only by armed individuals and groups but also by members of the security forces. All have gone unpunished.

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Freedom Foundation and SANAD Network Strongly Condemn attack On Al-Arabiya’s Crew and confiscating their Camera

Sana'a (March 2nd, 2014) :

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 of the National Security while covering the arrival of vehicles carrying the accused before the Special Criminal Court in Sana’a.

In his report to Freedom Foundation, the director of Al-Arabiya office in Sana’a, Hamoud Monassar said, “The channel’s crew who are the correspondent Ehab Al-Showafi, the producer Jamal Noman, the cameraman Fouad Al-Khader and the assistant cameraman Fathi Al-Jaberi, were subjected to the media coverage prevention, physical attack, defamation, inciting and confiscating the TV camera to the National Security Agency ."

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

Sana'a (April 26th 2014):

 

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 Coordinator of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations, George Abu Al-Zulof and many human rights activists and journalists.

 

 

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Freedom Foundation and SANAD Condemned banning printing (Aden Al-Ghad), Attacking Al-Qu’aiti, Al-Dhale’i, Al-Jahlani and Al-Qadasi And Kidnapping attempt of Al-Mu’allimi’s Son.

Sana'a (Tuesday, February 25th 2014):

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development in Yemen and Defenders of media freedom in the Arab world Network (SANAD) in 

Jordan condemned what happened to (Aden Al-Ghad) newspaper ,where the state-owned 14 October Corporation for Press in Aden stopped the printing of the issue of Sunday, February 23rd , 2014 ,as well as condemned the attack on the journalist Nabil Al-Qu'aiti as well as condemned the attack, detention and verbal insulting of the journalist Saleh Al-Dhale’i ,the envoy of Al-Saeedah TV to Lahj and chasing his colleague the cameraman Sami Al-Qadasi by gunmen .

 

 

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Violations On 9 Journalists In a Week

Sana'a (Thursday, February 13th 2014):humanrightsffye

 Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned violations against 9 journalists in the 

Yemeni capital Sana’a, Taiz and Aden provinces, and one of them was arrested in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

These incidents occurred during the past week and were beating, threat, attempted kidnapping, verbal insulting, defamation and arrest by unidentified gunmen and security agencies.

 The broadcaster of (YMC) TV, Fahmi Al-Buraihi and his colleague, the cameraman Khaled Farhan, were beaten and prevented from the media coverage of a march near the Kentucky round, Zubairy Street in the capital Sana’a , by unknown perpetrators , on Monday morning, February 10th2014.

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Suspending of radio announcer Jamilah Obaid, Threat of (Azaal TV) Deputy Editor & Looting Car of (Akhbar Al-Youm) Paper

 Sana'a (Thursday, February 6, 2014)humanrightsffye :

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the looting of the distribution

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car of (Akhbar Al-Youm) newspaper in Mansoura district, Aden province, as well as condemned the arbitrary work suspending of the female announcer, Jamilah Obaid and stopping her financial dues in Sana’a state-owned Radio, as well as condemned the murder threat of the news deputy editor of) Azaal) private TV, Jameel Al-Qeshm, via a phone call by an unidentified woman .
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FF holds With EMC a Workshop On Training Needs For Junior Journalists

Sana'a (January 8th 2014) :

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development held - with Studies and Economic

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 Media Center - a workshop on the training needs for junior journalists, which targeted more than 30 participants of both genders from the junior graduates of the Faculty of Mass Communication .

This workshop which held in the Freedom Foundation’s headquarter in Sana’a, was implemented in cooperation with the International Media Support (IMS) and attended by the leadership of the

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Freedom Foundation Condemns 6-Months Prison Sentence for Ma’odah in Sana’a and Murder Threat for Al-Qadhi in Aden

Sana'a (December 19, 2013):

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development strongly condemned the prison sentence for the writer and human rights activist

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Abdul Rahman Ma’odah by the Press and Publications Court in Sana'a, in which he was sentenced to 6 months in prison and fined 200 thousand Yemeni Rials on opinion-expression conviction, on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013; as well as condemned the murder threat for the journalist and human rights activist, Bassam al-Qadhi who received the threat via SMS on Monday dawn, December 16th 2013 in Aden province.

 

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Freedom Foundation Expresses Its happiness of Dutch journalist’s Release, Judith Spiegel & Demanding an End to Journalists’ Kidnapping in Yemen

Sana'a (Tuesday, 12/10/2013)humanrightsffye :

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development expresses its great

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happiness for the release of Dutch journalist Judith Spiegel and her partner Boudewijn Berendsen after six months of their kidnapping in the capital Sana’a, Yemen.
The Yemeni Interior Ministry said "The Dutch journalist Judith Spiegel and her partner Boudewijn Berendsen have been released, and that the kidnappers released the two Dutch hostages in the area neighboring to the Netherlands Embassy in Sana'a and they are in good health.”
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Freedom Foundation Condemns Kidnapping of Al-Masirah TV Female Reporter, Threat of Murder to Reuter’s Correspondent and News Director of Al- Mukalla Radio and Assassination Attempt of (al-Masa Press) Editor-in-chief

Sana'a (Thursday, December 5th 2013):humanrightsffye  

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the kidnapping 

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of Al-Masirah TV female reporter in the capital Sana’a, Sera’a al-Shehari, the threat of murder to the correspondent of Reuters and UAE al-Bayan newspaper in Yemen, Mohammed al-Ghubari as well as the news director of Mukalla radio AbdulHafeed Saeed Ibrahim, and the attempted assassination of the editor-in-chief of al-Masa Press (Evening Press) news website, Abdullah bin Amer in Sana’a,In his report, Saeed Jamal al-Shehari, father of  the female journalist Sera’a al-Shehari said that the kidnappers threw his daughter near Sana’a airport on Wednesday dawn, December 4th 2013, after nearly 18 hours of her kidnapping and she is now in a poor health and barely can speaks.
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Freedom Foundation condemns attack on EPA photojournalist and confiscating his cameras by riot police in Sana’a

Sana'a (Saturday 11/30/2013):humanrightsffye

Freedom Foundation (FF) for media freedom, rights and development strongly condemned the

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assaulting and beating the photojournalist of European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) in Yemen Yahya Arhab by riot-police of Special Security Forces at Asser area in capital Sana’a, Yemen, as well as confiscating 2 of his professional cameras while he was covering a protest of motorcyclists who prevented from driving in Sana’a for security reasons.

 In his report to FF Yahya Arhab explained that he had been banned from coverage the motorcyclists protest and severely beaten with sticks and batons on the head and different parts of his body, then police confiscated 2 of his cameras in which they took them by force and throw one of them to the ground, broke it and its zoom lens, while he was trying to take pictures for the protest, at Asser area in Sana’a, Yemen, on Saturday 30th. November 2013.  

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Freedom Foundation Participates in Sixth Arab Free Press Forum Organized by (WAN/IFRA) in Tunisia

Tunis (Tuesday, November 27th, 2013):humanrightsffye

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development in Yemen participated in the 6th. Arab Free Press Forum, which was organized by

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The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN / IFRA) in Tunisia during the period 24 to 26 November 2013, with a wide presence of newspapers publishers and editors, media professionals and stakeholders of media freedom and development .

 

President of Freedom Foundation Khaled Al-Hammadi has presented in this forum a presentation about the experience of Yemeni activists and bloggers in delivering their voice to the world and the role that they played in influencing traditional local and international media during the Arab Spring.  

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Assassination Attempt of al-Haweyyah’s Editor-In-Chief, attacks on 6 journalists and burning Store of al-Share’ and al-Ola’a

Sana’a (Thursday, November 21, 2013)humanrightsffye  :

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development strongly condemned assassination attempt of editor-In-chief of 

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Al-Haweyyah newspaper, Muhammad Ali al-Emad on Wednesday evening (20/11/2013) in the center of the capital Sana’a, as well as condemned attacks on 5 journalists and cameramen and looting the home of journalist Mahmoud Ali al-Hajj, as well as condemned the burning of the store of both newspapers, Al-Share’ and Al-Ola newspapers in Aden and Ibb cities and the capital Sana’a. 
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Freedom Foundation Concludes Advanced Course of Professional Reporting For Print Media for 25 Journalists

 Sana’a (Wednesday, November 13, 2013): humanrightsffye

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development concluded an 

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(advanced course of professional reporting for print media) for 25 journalists from state-owned and private newspapers and news websites form different provinces.

Freedom Foundation implemented this training course, which last for three days, within the framework of the project (Media Freedom: Monitoring and Advocacy) and in collaboration and partnership with the European Union delegation in Yemen, in which it is the fourth course in this project lasting for two years.

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Detention of Abdul-Mughni, Attack on Al-Saeedah’s TV Crew and Hacking of (Dammaj Press)

humanrightsffyeSana’a ( Monday, 11 November 2013):

 Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development strongly condemned the detention of managing editor of

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(al-Wahdawi Net) news website, the journalist Adel Abdul-Mughni in Sana'a airport on Sunday (10 Nov.) for the second time in less than two months.

 Freedom Foundation also condemned the attack on the crew of al-Saeedah TV in  the area of Bani al-Harith, near to Sana’a International Airport, as well it condemned the blocking and hacking of (Dammaj Press) news website inside and outside Yemen, since last Thursday .

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Attack on Distributor of (Akhbar Al-Youm) and Demands to Secure Media Access to Dammaj

Sana’a (November 6, 2013):  humanrightsffye

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the attack on the distributor of (Akhbar al-Youm)

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newspaper in Aden, Tareq Mohammed Awad by beating him with fists and Ak47 butts, and pointing the gun at his face and threatening to murder him, and looting the distribution vihicle of the newspaper by unidentified gunmen in Aden City.

In a report to Freedom Foundation, Tareq Awad clarified that gunmen attacked him and his companion at 5 o'clock in the morning of Wednesday, by beating them with fists and Ak47 butts, and pointing the gun at their face and threatening to murder them.

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Attempted Kidnapping of al-Nnowab and Threat to Al-Sabri

Sana’a ( Sunday, November 3, 2013 ):humanrightsffye
Freedom Foundation for media freedom ,rights and development condemned the attempted kidnapping of the mostafa solaimancameraman and editor in the website of ( al-Islah Online) Solaiman  al-Nnowab by unidentified gunmen on Friday evening, November 1 , 2013, they were riding a motorcycle in the sixty street in Sana’a .
Freedom Foundation also condemned the threat to the site editor ( Sahwa Net ) Mustafa Abdul Rahim al-Sabri at 10 o'clock on Thursday Morning ( 10/31/2013 ) by the executive director of Textbook Printing Press Corporation , Dr. Abdullah Abu Hurriah because of the publishing issue.

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