MENA Media Law Reform

General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
Although much of the Middle East and North Africa has seen a marked shift over the past years toward unstable authoritarianism and violent conflict following the region’s popular uprisings, significant gains have however been achieved since 2011. Many of these gains have been driven by media...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Thomas Ebbs, Director of Research with Lawyers for Justice in Libya, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Libya. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal guarantees for freedom of...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Adnane Bouchaib, a lawyer with Bouchaib Law Firm in Algiers, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Algeria. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal guarantees for freedom of...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Mustapha Ben Letaief, a professor at the Law Faculty at the University of Tunis El Manar, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Tunisia. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal...
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February, 08 2018
Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Abdelaziz Nouaydi, university professor and lawyer at the Rabat Bar, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Morocco. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal guarantees for freedom...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, International Standards, Legislation
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MENA Media Law Reform
A regional workshop on the right to information held in Beirut from 8-9 June 2017, bringing together participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen, and hosted by Social Media Exchange, the Centre for Law and Democracy and International Media Support, has agreed to...
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June, 16 2017
Case Studies, General Resources, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
Joint action key to media reform: The case of Tunisia. Essay by Kamel Labidi, journalist, former Chair of the National Commission for Information and Communication Reform, and Co-founder of the Civilian Coalition for the Defense of Freedom of Expression. Central argument is that: The fears and...
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September, 05 2013
General Resources, Legislation, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
Press laws and media freedom: Needed Reforms. Essay by Toby Mendel, Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy Central argument: Media freedom is a right that belongs not only to the media but also directly to the public. In other words, it is in the wider public interest to have a free media...
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September, 05 2013
General Resources, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
The responsibility of the media community. Essay by Yavuz Baydar, journalist and co-founder of P24, the Platform for Independent Journalism Central argument: Journalists around the world are constantly engaged in an ongoing endevaour to develop and define their own profession. Some of the...
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September, 05 2013
General Resources
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MENA Media Law Reform
This statement was adopted by regional and international experts invited by Vigilance Association for Democracy and the Civic State, Community Media Solutions and International Media Support, at the end of the workshop on Broadcasting Policy, Law and Regulation, held in Tunis, from 7-8 June 2014.
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May, 24 2014

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