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Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press partners with RSF

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press (LCFP) have signed a partnership agreement on cooperating to promote the freedom to inform in Libya. Under the agreement signed on 26 July, RSF and LCFP will work together to promote journalistic freedom, pluralism and independence and to protect journalists. The partnership will […]

Abducted Journalist found Bound and Shot Dead

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the killing of Libyan journalist Musa Abdul Kareem in Sabha, and urged the authorities responsible for the city to immediately investigate the circumstances of his death. Abdul Kareem, a local reporter and photojournalist, was abducted on July 31, and found dead later that day, according to the […]

Funding for Libyan and Tunisian Journalists

The EU-funded OPEN Media Hub is inviting journalists and media organisations from Libya and Tunisia to apply for funding and support to produce stories on migration and refugees, population movements, resettlement and re-entry policies and their impact on the lives of people. Besides financial support, media professionals will benefit from practical guidance to produce audio-visual stories, video news […]

UN Calls for Greater Media Safety in Libya

UNSMIL and UNESCO Call for Greater safety of Media Workers in Libya The third of May of every year, the world celebrates the World Press Freedom Day. This is day, is a very important day for Libya, a country of journalists and bloggers who played a key role during the 2011 revolution and continue to […]

LFJL launches Mushahid to Promote Media Ethics

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has launched Mushahid (“observer” in Arabic), an independent online resource dedicated to providing information and support for those interested in the advancement of media ethics in Libya. The platform provides key resources for both members of the public and media stakeholders, including a way to participate by submitting reports/complaints […]

LIAS Holds 2nd Rory Peck Trust Seminar

The Libya Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) and Rory Peck Trust, have joined forces for the second time in less than a year to hold an intensive workshop for Libyan freelance journalists to enhance their professional skills and provide guidelines and training to help reporters and photojournalists protect themselves in conflict zones. 15 Libyan journalists […]

Libyan Media Participates in Journalists’ Safety Conference

In Paris on Friday, two Libyan media managers participated in an international conference hosted by UNESCO that provided news organizations the opportunity to discuss existing and new measures aimed to strengthen journalists’ safety worldwide. In attendance were close to 200 media owners, executives and practitioners from public, private and community media, ranging from major international […]