Ramallah – 11/2/2021 - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms "MADA" issued its annual report on the violations against media freedoms in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during the year 2020, which witnessed a substantial decline compared to the previous year, 2019. This is especially true to violations committed by Palestinian
Ramallah - (01/17/2021) - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms "MADA" welcomes the issuance by President Mahmoud Abbas of a decree to conduct the general Palestinian elections (legislative, presidential and National Council elections), as an entry point to end the division and fragmentation that the Palestinian people
Ramallah- (December 1st, 2020). Today, Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms launched a media campaign on social media under the slogan “Self-censorship is a constraint to be broken” aimed at raising awareness of the negative outcomes of self-censorship in the media in Palestine, with funding
Honourable Ministers and Media Freedom Coalition members,
The Media Freedom Coalition Advisory Network is a group of 17 national, regional and international organisations that in collaboration with a much broader set of civil society groups, provides advice on the work of the MFC and facilitates selection of cases that require diplomatic
Ramallah – (02/11/2020) Today, the second of November marks the international day to put an end to impunity for crimes committed against journalists.
43 journalists were killed by the Israeli Occupation Forces since the beginning of 2000. Additionally; hundreds of journalists were seriously injured, causing permanent disabilities that will
“MADA” issues a study on the importance for the right to access information while widespread Corona persists
Ramallah- (28th Sep. 2020) - A study issued by the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms "MADA", in conjunction with the International Day for the Right to Access Information, on Monday (28th Sep. 2020),
Ramallah (15/09/2020) – We were about to announce the results of the second index of media freedom in Palestine for the year 2019 in the first half of the beginning of the year. However, the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic in Palestine and the world, the declaration of the state of emergency in March and the accompanying measures to prevent movement,
Ramallah -(19/08/2020) – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms "MADA" launched a campaign to limit self-censorship in the media that journalists and the mass media practice on themselves and it is being reflected on their work. This campaign is a part of the project "A Step Forward toward Enhancing
(23-July-2020)- On 20 July 2020, and on the sidelines of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 44th session, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Network for Con the sidelines of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 44th session, MENA Network for Countering Hate Speech call for united efforts to combat hate speech against
Ramallah (20/07/2020) – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms “MADA” expresses its great concern about the continuous attacks against journalists and media institutions in the Gaza Strip, and condemns the continued detention of two journalists in connection with the publication of a video that spread on social media
Ramallah (16/7/2020) - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms “MADA” condemns the prevention of Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath Channels from working by the Ministry of the Interior in the Gaza, which is controlled by Hamas. The Ministry also prevented any journalist from appearing on the two channels’ screens, and threatening
Ramallah (15/07/2020) – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms "MADA" issued its report for the first half of the current year 2020 about the conditions of media freedoms in Palestine, within the project "A Step Forward towards Promoting Freedom of Expression in Palestine", funded by the European Union.