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MADA releases a new reportage on self-censorship 80% of journalists practice self-censorship

Ramallah, 24/11/2014 - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has released a reportage dealing with the widespread phenomenon of self-censorship among Palestinian journalists and media outlets, and examining its impact. This reportage was realized in the framework of the campaign that MADA is running to limit self-censorship. Recently, the center has also published a study showing that 80% of interviewed journalists practice self-censorship in their work. MADA’s General Director Mr. Musa Rimawi pointed out that the spread of self-censorship seriously affect the quality of Palestinian journalism, in addition to hampering freedom of expression and the citizens’ right to information. He explained that self-censorship obstructs the role that journalism must play in a democratic society. Rimawi added that this campaign is part of a series of activities that MADA is implementing to limit self-censorship and increase the level of...

MADA launches a campaign against

MADA – Ramallah, 30/10/2014: The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedom (MADA) launched a new campaign on social media to limit...

Media freedoms violations in Palestine during

Ramallah- 3/10/2014- MADA: September has witnessed a limited number of violations against journalists comparing to July and August, which witnessed...

MADA issues a study on Official Media and

Ramallah, 30/9/2014 - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms MADA has issued a new study on the “Official/Governmental Media and...

MADA demands an end to the harassment of the blogger Hazem Salame

MADA – Ramallah, 10/11/2014: The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) demands that the security forces in Gaza stop their harassment of the blogger Hazem Salame who also writes for different local news websites (i.e. Amad, Al-Kufiyya, Al-Karama). Salame was arrested on...

MADA and the Bar Association in Gaza held a workshop for lawyers on freedom of expression

MADA, Ramallah: The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) wrapped up on Thursday 6/11/2014 three days training workshop for lawyers on the subject of freedom of expression. This training course was conducted in cooperation with the Palestinian Bar Association in Gaza in...

Media Freedoms Violations in Palestine October 2014

MADA: Numerous attacks on media freedom in October, especially in Jerusalem Ramallah: October 2014 witnessed an increase in the violations against journalists in Palestine compared with the previous month. MADA monitored 38 violations against media freedoms in October; all of them...

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Number of victims of violations in 2014 until now: