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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The reduction of risks for media coverage in a safe manner, the Committee to Protect Journalists released a security guide for journalists


New York, April 26 -2012 - hundreds of journalists have faced a year of attacks, detention, threats or they are placed under watch, The CPJ issued a security guide for reporters to help them to assess the risks and avoid them.
This Guide was prepared by interactive experts from the Committee to Protect Journalists, which provides a general plan for local and international journalists from all levels of expertise to carry out concrete steps in order to ensure their physical and digital security. Among the core topics covered by the guide is to protect digital information, prepare to cover armed conflicts and the coverage of organized crime and corruption, and reduce the risk of sexual violence.
Frank Smith , an advanced consultant in the Committee to Protect Journalists, a specialist in the security of journalists ,and leading author of the reports said that the journalists are covering now the news in a world of increasing risks, and working in environments where journalists are subjected to murder and assassination of which perpetrators remain free ." In addition, the Committee to Protect Journalists launched a blog of the security of journalists managed by Frank Smith. Smith who says, " The media coverage of corruption and the abuse of power are more dangerous than covering fighting operations in many countries. In this climate, journalists must know how to protect their information and their sources and themselves and their families.
The prospect of targeting journalists is the great danger they are facing now. On average, 30 journalists are killed each year around the world according to the research of the CPJ, and the perpetrators escape from justice in the most of cases. The local journalists are more subjected to risk .Particularly, the journalists who cover issues of politics, corruption, crime and armed conflicts are subjected to the risks of attacks and prison. Furthermore, about 50 journalists told CPJ in the course of preparing a report of attacks on the media in 2011, that they had been sexually assaulted during their journalistic tasks.
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