DCMF and Qatar University have partnered with Cairo University to promote media literacy activities in the region.
DCMF media literacy workshops were held in Bahrain from Jan 16-18 for the very first time.
S and C Asia, BANGLADESH
No meaningful progress has been made in investigation into brutal attack on ABM Fazlur Rahman, which took place over six months ago
Local journalists in Qatar will receive training by DCMF focused on in-depth reporting.
Around 270 students from 42 schools are participating in a new series of Media Literacy workshops
DCMF has presented open letter on the situation facing journalists in Syria and Gaza to UN organisations, while highlighting the issues at an event in Doha.
Around 20 children from Dhreima will benefit from DCMF’s Media Literacy programme starting next week
Doha Centre for Media Freedom extends help to critically injured Somali journalists.
DCMF will be joining hands with UN agencies to work on improving journalists' safety in both conflict and non-conflict zones.
QNA is collaborating with DCMF to organise its first workshop to teach the basics of journalism to students.
Media experts discussing the Sudanese draft media law and suggesting that it can be improved
Doha Centre for Media Freedom will be attending events in Morocco, Costa Rica and Yemen to celebrate World Press Freedom Day
Press freedom in Iraq has come under attack after the government's decision to ban 10 satellite channels.
A cartoonist in Singapore faces sedition charges over a comical strip accusing the government of racism.
A Libyan editor has been released on bail after spending four months in prison.
Radio and television journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh is the fourth media professional to be killed this year in Somalia
Walgney Assis Carvalho is the second journalist to be shot dead within a month.
MENA, SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi journalist and human rights defender Iman Al-Qahtani was forced to stop tweeting after facing harassment by the authorities.
An editor who has been in prison for "defaming and insulting" the judiciary has been hospitalised after three weeks on hunger strike.
Syrian state television reported that three journalists were wounded in a car bomb on Sunday.
S and C Asia, AFGHANISTAN
Despite hopes for greater press freedom, Afghan journalists continue to be targeted and threatened for reporting on political and social issues.
According to reports, two journalists were beaten as they covered demonstrations by secessionist protestors in Aden.
The Doha Centre for Media Freedom has launched a report on media laws and regulations in the Gulf.
Take a look at the distinguished jury members of the DCMF World Press Freedom Cartoon Contest
MENA, SAUDI ARABIA
Journalism in Guinea Bissau is scavenging for survival amid perpetual terror and harassment.