In Its Biannual Report, Freedom Foundation Calls for guaranteeing Safe Atmosphere for Media Freedom in Yemen

In Its Biannual Report, Freedom Foundation Calls for guaranteeing Safe Atmosphere for Media Freedom in Yemen

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development monitored 9 violations types of media freedom during the first half of 2014, committed by 6 parties, the governmental authorities came at the forefront of these parties committed violations against the media freedom which reach to 146 case of violations.  The violations on journalists’ rights and…

Freedom Foundation and WJWC Organize Solidarity stand with Aljazeera imprisoned Journalists

Freedom Foundation and WJWC Organize Solidarity stand with Aljazeera imprisoned Journalists

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development and Women Journalists without Chains organized a Solidarity stand with three Al Jazeera English journalists sentenced between 7 to10 years in prison in Egypt, who are the Australian journalist Peter Greste,…

Freedom Foundation gets an interim membership in IFEX, the global network for defending and promoting free expression

Freedom Foundation gets an interim membership in IFEX, the global network for defending and promoting free expression

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development in Yemen got an interim membership in the global network for defending and promoting free expression IFEX, located in Toronto, Canada.  The president of Freedom Foundation Khaled al-Hammadi received welcoming letter from the executive director of IFEX Annie Game informed him that IFEX council agreed to give…

FF Strongly Condemns Closure Of (Yemen Today) TV And Newspaper And Considers It Setback For Media Freedom In Yemen

FF Strongly Condemns Closure Of (Yemen Today) TV And Newspaper And Considers It Setback For Media Freedom In Yemen

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the closure of the private Satellite Channel (Yemen Today TV) and the storming of its headquarters in Sana’a, stopping the broadcast and the confiscating its equipments, as well as the closure of (Yemen Today) newspaper’s headquarters by the presidential guard forces in the capital Sana’a,…

FF Condemns Attack on Journalists in Aden and Sana’a as well as Press Court Convicts Army Morale Guidance Dept. in Incitement Case Against Al-Hammadi

FF Condemns Attack on Journalists in Aden and Sana’a as well as Press Court Convicts Army Morale Guidance Dept. in Incitement Case Against Al-Hammadi

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the attack by the riot police on the journalists protesting against the corrupt senior of the 14 October Corporation for Press in Mu’alla…

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In Its Biannual Report, Freedom Foundation Calls for guaranteeing Safe Atmosphere for Media Freedom in Yemen

Sana'a (Tuesday, July 1st  2014): 

level 2014Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development monitored 9 violations types of media freedom during the first half of 2014, committed by 6 parties, the governmental authorities came at the forefront of these parties committed violations against the media freedom which reach to 146 case of violations

The violations on journalists’ rights and freedoms and on various media organizations monitored by Freedom Foundation during the period from January 1st  until June 30th 2014, revealed that the threat index on the media freedom in terms of the violations perpetrators type  is eerily increasing toward the government authorities committed the largest proportion of these violations , which is 46.5 %.

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Freedom Foundation and WJWC Organize Solidarity stand with Aljazeera imprisoned Journalists

Sana'a (Wednesday, June 25th 2014):

Solidarity Stand 3Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development and Women Journalists without Chains organized a Solidarity stand with three Al Jazeera English journalists sentenced between 7 to10 years in prison in Egypt, who are the Australian journalist Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohammed, in the Yemeni capital Sana’a.

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Freedom Foundation gets an interim membership in IFEX, the global network for defending and promoting free expression

Sana’a (Wed 18 June 2014(

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development in Yemen got an interim membership in the global network for defending and promoting free expression IFEX, located in Toronto, Canada

The president of Freedom Foundation Khaled al-Hammadi received welcoming letter from the executive director of IFEX Annie Game informed him that IFEX council agreed to give the IFEX interim membership for Freedom Foundation which includes over 88 members across the world.

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Freedom Foundation Strongly Condemns Closure of (Yemen Today) TV and Newspaper and Considers It Setback for Media Freedom In Yemen

Sana'a (Thursday, 12/06/2014):

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the closure of the private Satellite Channel (Yemen Today TV) and the storming of its headquarters in Sana’a, stopping the broadcast and the confiscating its equipments, as well as the closure of (Yemen Today) newspaper’s headquarters by the presidential guard forces in the capital Sana’a, on Wednesday afternoon, June 11th 2014.

 

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Attack on Journalists in Aden and Sana’a as well as Press Court Convicts Army Morale Guidance Dept. in Incitement Case Against Al-Hammadi

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the attack by the riot police on the journalists protesting against the corrupt senior of the 14 October Corporation for Press in Mu’alla directorate, Aden city, by beating them with (AK47) butts and using the tear gas and firing live bullets to disperse the protest gathering of journalists.

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Freedom Foundation Concludes Advanced Course On (TV Professional Reporter) For 21 Reporters From 11 TV Channels

Sana'a (Thursday, May 29th 2014) :

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development concluded the advanced Training Course (TV Professional Reporter) on Thursday, May 29th 2014, which targeted 21 reporter from 11 state-owned and independent TV channels, which organized by Freedom Foundation in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Yemen. The training was conducted by the Moroccan TV veteran reporter and senior  correspondent for AlJazeera English TV, Hashem Ahelbarra, and which lasted for a week.

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Arbitrary Dismissal of 7 Journalists of Al-Sahat TV

Sana'a (Wednesday, May 21th. 2014) :

 

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the illegal dismissal for 7 staff of Al-Sahat TV, as well as the prevention of the correspondents of Suhail TV and (Akhbar Al-Youm) newspaper from the news coverage in Ibb province.

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Freedom Foundation Condemns Yemen Prevention of AlJazeera Crew from Covering War between Army and Al-Qaeda In Shabwa Province

Sana’a: (Thursday, May 15th 2014)

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the prevention of AlJazeera TV from covering the war in Shabwa province between the army and al-Qaeda by the Yemeni government, and the deportation of the channel crew from Shabwa province to the capital Sana’a, and the prevention of other media crews to travel to Shabwa and launching an incitement campaign against AlJazeera and its correspondent  Hamdi Al-Bokari by the Defense and Information Ministries because of the crew’s coverage for the news of the war in Shabwa province.

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Freedom Foundation Concludes First Training Program for Staff of Mass Communication Faculty at Sana'a University

Sana'a (Wednesday, May 14th 2014):

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development concluded on Tuesday evening the first training program for the staff of the Faculty of Mass Communication at Sana’a University , which was organized by Freedom Foundation in collaboration with the International Media Support Organization (IMS), delivered the training for the staff in technical areas and included 5 training courses to develop their skills in the practical side of using the latest technology and the tools of the new media .
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Freedom Foundation Condemns Detention and Deporting of U.S. Journalist Adam Baron and Prevention of Yemen Shabab TV Cameraman from Coverage

Sana'a (May 12th 2014) :

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Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development condemned the detention of Washington Post’s reporter, the American journalist Adam Baron, 12 hours in the prison of the Immigration and Passport Department after withdrawing his passport and mobile phone by the national security official in the passport department, and then he has been deported to the outside of Yemen.

 

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