Added on 08/11/2012
Matt J. Duffy
Abdullah , Amman , Censorship , Jordan , Journalist , Media law , Minister of the Interior , Online media , Responsible media , self-censorship
Any Arab country serious about supporting a free and independent press must first revise its laws to give journalists the freedom to report news without fear…
Added on 30/08/2012
Amman , Editor-in-Chief , Jordan , Media law , Print media , Social Media
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Jordan’s smart and technically capable young people deserve better than muckle-headed legislation hewn from granite by politicians.
Added on 02/06/2011
Rob L. Wagner
Abdullah , Al Watan , Amal Zahid , Amira Kashgari , Board of Senior Ulema , Facebook , Islam , Journalist , King Abdullah , Kul Al Watan , Manal Al Sharif , Media law , Ministry of Interior , Saudi Arabia , The Arab News
ROB L. WAGNER: Conservatives anonymously attack outspoken women by questioning their morals and beliefs in Islam.
Added on 10/05/2011
Sultan Al Qassemi
AED , Arab Gulf , Arabian Peninsula , Asharq Al-Awsat , Civil society , Dubai , Dubai School , Egypt , Facebook , Finance , Freedom and Justice Party , Gaza Strip , GCC , Gulf News , Hosni Mubarak , Human Rights Watch , Iran , Jordan , Kuwait , London , Media law , Middle East , Mohamed elBaradei , Muslim Brotherhood , Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , President , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Syria , Tahrir Square , Turkey , UAE , UAE government , United Arab Emirates , Yemen
SULTAN AL QASSEMI: UAE national observers commented in private that many names on the UAE petition calling for an elected parliament were UAE members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Added on 23/04/2011
Asharq Al-Awsat , Journalist , Media law , Riyadh , Shariah court
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Here’s a rarity: a Saudi imam is being disciplined for attacking journalists. The opposite is generally the rule in the Kingdom.
Added on 08/03/2011
Shabina S. Khatri
Arabian Gulf , Doha , Electricity , Emir , Facebook , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Food and Drink , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , Healthcare , Israel , Media law , Middle East , Natural gas , press law , Qatar , Sheikha Mozah , The Huffington Post , Twitter , United States , US State Department
SHABINA S. KHATRI: Qatar is a welfare state that financially-speaking takes care of its people. The 350,000 nationals enjoy an average per capita income of $75,000 annually.
Added on 06/03/2011
Matt J. Duffy
Censorship , Doha , Dubai , Gulf News , Journalist , Media freedom , Media law , Mishaal Al Gergawi , Qatar , Qatar Peninsula , Sultan al Qassemi , UN Court , United Arab Emirates
MATT J. DUFFY: The ‘fourth-estate’ is crippled by lack of legal protection, and journalists unwilling to deal with the consequences of being critical argues the Peninsula – to almost universal agreement.
Added on 02/01/2011
Abdulaziz Khoja , Censorship , Editor-in-Chief , Media law , Mobile Phones , National Day , New Year's Day , Online media , Saudi Arabia
AHMED AL OMRAN: The wording may be clunky but the intent is clear. The Ministry of Culture and Information is looking to extend its control.