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WJWC denounces incitement against branch head of Yemeni Syndicate of Journalists in Aden

The branch head of the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate in Aden, Mahmoud Thabet, is subjected to a campaign of incitement and defamation with the aim of undermining his life and exposing him to serious threat after news websites and social media pages have recently shared accusations of his alleged communication with external parties, loyalty to the Houthi militia and work for parties harming the interests of journalists.

WJWC calls for stopping abuses against Iraqi Journalists

 Iraqi journalists and activists exercising their right to freedom of expression suffer a number of violations and abuses in different parts of the country,  Iraqi journalists and media workers are subject to varied violations, including abductions, enforced disappearances and physical assaults, in addition to preventing arbitrarily from covering activities or events taking place in some provinces, as in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

WJWC calls for stopping abuses against Iraqi Journalists

WJWC condemns Algeria’s prosecution of journalists

In a move that only underlines the Algerian authorities' continued prosecution and imprisonment of journalists on vague charges, the Algiers Judicial Council has postponed the appeal trial of journalist Ihsan El Kadi to next November 20.

WJWC calls for release of Iranian female journalists

The state of freedom of expression in Iran continues to worsen, especially under the recent campaign of arrests in which at least 36 journalists – both male and female — have been detained in the three weeks since demonstrations broke out over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, according to the Iranian Journalists Syndicate.

Statement by WJWC condemning assaults on al-Maharia TV reporter

The Women Journalists Without Chains (WJWC) expresses its strong condemnation of the attempted attack on al-Maharia TV correspondent Saad Hammad al-Mahri in al-Mahra Governorate in the far east of Yemen, and of preventing him from covering an history-related event in the Sultan's Palace in Qishn District.

WJWC condemns abduction of journalist al-Jaradi in Sana'a

The Women Journalist Without Chains (WJWC) expresses grave concern over the news reported by colleagues that the journalist Obad al-Jaradi has disappeared for three days in the Sana’a capital under the control of the Houthi militia. 

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