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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 […]

Concern for Safety of Photojournalist

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is concerned for the safety of Mohamed Neili, a Libyan photojournalist missing since October 29. Neili, who works for the Chinese state-run Xinhua news agency, disappeared after leaving his house in southern Tripoli, according to media outlets and a local press freedom center. Neighbors said they witnessed Neili being […]

LFJL Publishes Report on Freedom of Expression

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) presents the final instalment in its series of three Sawti reports on freedom of expression in Libya. The third report assesses how media freedom has evolved since 2011 and what factors affect its current enjoyment, such as restrictive legal provisions and violence targeted towards media practitioners. The report follows […]