Reports and Analysis

في سبتمبر 2013، قامت منظمة "المادة 19" بتحليل مشروع قانون الحق في الحصول على المعلومات، الذي يخضع حاليا لعملية مشاورات عمومية. إن المادة 19 ترحب بالجهود التي تبذلها الحكومة التونسية من أجل حماية الحق في المعلومات عن طريق قانون صادر عن البرلمان، يوفر حماية قانونية أكبر من تلك التي كان يوفرها المرسوم...
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Monday, September 30, 2013
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An exuberant proliferation of media outlets is emerging in areas controlled by Libya’s rebels. The ability to talk openly, publish, and broadcast without fear is an unprecedented freedom for a society repressed and heavily censored for decades, and one that is being seized with energy and...
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Saturday, January 1, 2011
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Every year organizations such as Reporters Without Borders and Freedom House publish their respective press freedom rankings. They usually cause an outcry, especially from countries low on the list. While politicians hotly defend their media policies, opposition parties and NGOs seize the...
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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Political and Media Transitions in Tunisia is a snapshot of the current media policy and regulatory environment in Tunisia. The research for this paper was carried out in May and June of 2011 by Joan Barata Mir. This, and a companion study on the media and transition challenges in Egypt was...
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Saturday, January 1, 2011
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In September 2011, Algeria ended its de facto state monopoly over radio and television. Recent legislation has allowed for several TV channels to become privately owned, although the majorityof these broadcast from abroad. The press enjoys more freedom than radio and TV but is also subject to...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
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Egypt’s New Constitution of 2014 is central to the process of democratisation and the enhancement of freedom of expression and freedom of the media. However, most of Egypt’s old and restrictive legislation is still in place, which creates an uncertain legal landscape and slows progress. Recent...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
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The report examines the legal framework within which the media functions in Jordan and its conformity with international and regional norms and principles. It recommends changes to the law to enhance the role of the media in a broader process of social advancement and democratisation. The need for...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
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This report examines the Constitution and the audio-visual legal framework of Lebanon and identifies the areas that do not meet international standards of best practice and might benefit from review and harmonisation. To this end, it recommends changes to the legal framework aimed at enhancing the...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
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The ongoing crisis in Libya means that media legislation may not have much effect in reality. It is often unclear whether pre-revolutionary legislation still applies and new laws may disregardinternational best practice. It has been difficult to get access to official, current versions of...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
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Unlike Tunisia, Libya or Egypt, for example, it was an evolution in the existing political regime and not a revolution that brought about the liberalisation of the Moroccan media. The lifting by legal decree of the state broadcasting monopoly inherited from the French protectorate, the setting up...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015

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