Category : Middle East and North Africa

Syrian photographer documents destruction by walking tightrope

alt informationHis absolute independence is what saved him in all the years that he stayed in Raqqa, even during the years that Isis was in charge

The people most at risk in Bahrain “are those who choose to freely express themselves”

alt informationIndex calls on the UK to stand up to the Bahrain government on human rights after police storm the London embassy to protect protester

Groups urge Amal Clooney to pressure UK to act on Bahrain’s abuse of freedom of expression

alt informationFifteen international organisations have written to Amal Clooney to urge she pressure the UK to act on Bahrain's human rights abuses.

في خط المواجهة: صحفيون عراقيون يتلقّون تدريبات على السلامة خلال ممارسة العمل الصحفي

alt informationيتعرض الصحفيون العراقيون للهجوم من جميع الجهات، ولهذا السبب، تم اطلاق سلسلة من برامج تدريبية حول السلامة خلال التغطية الصحفية في ساحات المعارك، ومكافحة التهديدات والأخطار اليومية في شوارع المدن. التقرير التالي من إعداد المدرّبة والصحفية لورا سيلفيا باتاليا

Ebtisam Al-Saegh: “I think about justice and justice for the rest of the victims”

alt information“My main objective is to tell about the truth and whatever is going on on the ground,” said Ebtisam Al-Saegh, a Bahraini human rights activist, told Index on Censorship.

Project Exile: Criticising Kurdish referendum forces journalist to leave Iraq

alt informationDespite Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region's close ties to the U.S. and billions of dollars in foreign investment, Iraqi Kurdistan is no easy place to be a journalist. Kamal Chomani's experience is just one example.

Project Exile: Moroccan journalist Hicham Mansouri flees after being stripped and jailed

alt informationEfforts to prosecute or intimidate journalists are not unusual in Morocco, and as Hicham Mansouri's story demonstrates, the government of King Mohammed VI can be both cruel and creative in its efforts to silence dissenting voices.