Thursday, March 22, 2012

Yemeni journalist sets up media freedom group

SANA’A, March 22 (Saba)- The Freedom Foundation (FF) for media freedom, rights and development was inaugurated here on Thursday under the patronage of Human Rights minister H.E. Hooria Mashoor.
Established by award-winning journalist Khaled al-Hammadi, the Freedom Foundation is a Yemeni volunteer non-profit non-government organization.
Al-Hammadi has received the International Press Freedom Award 2011 from the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression as first ever Yemeni journalist get this award.
The Freedom Foundation also launched its website on internet (
It is working on media freedom, rights and media development to achieve its target of promoting human rights and developing democracy in Yemen.
It monitors anti-media freedom violations and seeks to develop and strength media capabilities as a vital actor in rising awareness and advancing freedom, democracy and human rights in Yemen.

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